mSpot, a mobile music and entertainment company, announced a deal with CBS Radio and Last.fm that will add over 100 live local radio stations across the U.S. and the Last.fm personalized radio service to mSpot’s expansive mobile radio line-up. The new offering gives AT&T Wireless customers access to one of the most customized listening and entertainment experience in the market, combining the best of personalized radio; local music, sports, news and talk radio stations; and commercial-free music choices.
“We are thrilled to work with CBS to deliver some of the best programming available on the radio to our mobile customers,” said mSpot CEO Daren Tsui. “Rapid handset and network improvements have fueled consumer demand for mobile radio, and this partnership allows us to deliver an even better range of music and talk options to our customers.”
As a premiere mobile music and entertainment company, mSpot services in excess of 4 million mobile users in North America. Among the stations licensed by CBS Radio are KROQ-FM LA, WFAN-AM NY, and WXRT-FM Chicago. Through Last.fm, users will be able to listen to recommended music, create their own stations, and access artist bios. mSpot’s radio applications allow customers to browse content, skip through songs on select stations, access recently-played stations, and bookmark favorite stations.
mSpot’s radio network currently spans across AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Bell Mobility, Telus, U.S. Cellular and Boost. In total, mSpot has over 100 commercial-free music channels, over 200 local stations, and over 30 stations of talk content from popular media firms including ABC, Fox Sports, NPR, Disney, SportingNews, Clear Channel, MarketWatch, PRI, AccuWeather and Traffic.com.