June 19, 2015

Sprint TV & Movies app now available on iPad

By Amy Johnsonbaugh

TV and movie lovers now have another option for viewing content on their iPad. Statistics show that digital video viewing (on smartphones, tablets and PCs) grew 53 percent from 2013 to 2014 and average smartphone video viewing was 1 hour 46 minutes per month last year.1 Click here to check out an infographic about mobile video usage from a recent global survey.

The Sprint TV & Movies app – which is available for most Android and iOS smartphones from Sprint through Google Play or the Apple App Store – is now offered on a tablet for the first time.

The Sprint TV & Movies app offers free and premium content, including live and on-demand, with access to hundreds of popular primetime shows, news, kids and sports programming. Features include:
  • Live and breaking news from leading news broadcasters, such as FOX News, FOX Business, Associated Press and more.
  • Access to hundreds of popular full-episodes from top networks like ABC, Disney, A&E, Lifetime, and Comedy Central with favorites such as Family Guy, Scandal, Austin and Ally, Shark Tank, The Bachelorette and many more.
  • Professional and college sports highlights from leading sports channels, such as ESPN On-Demand, CBS Sports and beIN SPORTS.
  • Popular telenovelas from Univision, Azteca and Cine Mexicano featuring El Gordo y La Flaca, Sal y Pimienta, Despiérta America and more.
  • Sprint TV & Movies offers optional packages like Sprint TV Xtra that include even more sports, news, primetime shows, telenovelas, and kids programming.
The recently announced Sprint TV Live Sports package, which costs $9.99/month, includes the following channels:
  • AyM Sports
  • Azteca America
  • BeIN Sports
  • BeIN Sports en Español
  • Fightbox
  • Latin American Sports
  • TyC

Amy Johnsonbaugh is a communications manager for the Apps and Services team at Sprint. Based in Orange County, Calif., she can answer questions related to Sprint-branded or third-party consumer applications, music/entertainment applications, accessibility applications, Sprint ID and family service applications. Amy can be reached at amy.johnsonbaugh@sprint.com.

1Nielsen Total Audience Report December 2014.

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