Sprint is introducing music video ringers as a new service, part of ist line up of downloadable ringers. Sprint is the first U.S. carrier to offer video ringers.
Video ringers are available on the Sprint PCS Vision Multimedia Phone MM-5600 by Sanyo and future multimedia phones. Customers can identify callers with clips of the latest music videos by Crime Mob, Big & Rich, T.I. and more from Warner Music Group, and coming later are additional video ringers from sony BMG artists like Frankie J, Maroon 5 and more.
Sprint is also announcing the addition of video screen savers on select multimedia handsets. Customers can personalize phone screens with videos that play each time they open their phone and also can assign videos to individual callers in their phonebooks.
Sprint PCS Vision customers can purchase and download ringers and screen savers directly from their Sprint PCS Vision Phones. To access video ringers on the phone, users have to select Menu/ Downloads/ Ringers/ Get New then Video Ringers. From there, customers can browse the titles available from Sprint. To access video screen savers on the phone, select Menu/ Downloads/ Screen Savers/ Get New. From there, customers can browse the titles available from Sprint.
Video ringers cost US$3.00 and video screensavers US$2.50 to download; content can be purchased using download credits available with Sprint PCS Vision.