Alltel teaming up with nuTsie to bring iTunes content to phones

Alltel teaming up with nuTsie to bring iTunes content to phones
Alltel Wireless today announced that it will be teaming with nuTsie, a service that allows users to listen to their iTunes content on over 10 Alltel Wireless handsets.  With the service, Alltel customers will be able to share their playlists with other users online as well as on their mobile devices.  The nuTsie application will be available for $4.99 a month, or $19.99 for one year, and can be accessed by visiting Alltel Shop located on the handset.

In the press release, Alltel detailed their reasoning for the launch.  “Our customers are now relying on their wireless phones to provide entertainment as well as reliability,” said Kristi Crum, director of multimedia content for Alltel Wireless. “The launch of nuTsie will maximize the music capabilities on their phones so they can now easily listen to their favorite music from iTunes, no matter where they go.”

The nuTsie application is developed by Melodeo, and is available on a wide range of Alltel devices including Motorola's RAZR V3m and V3C; KRZR K1m, RAZR V9m, ROKR Z6m; LG's AX565, Wave, and AX8600; and Samsung's Muse, Hue, and Wafer.

Source: Alltel

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6 Comments

1. unregistered

why launch this if theyre going to merge with VERIZON WIRELESS?... Does this mean the deal is off?

2. unregistered

I was wondering that too... cuz Verizon uses Rhapsody.

3. unregistered

i am pretty sure they have merged but now they are just a sister company like virgin mobile reluaching helio

4. unregistered

has there been anything official from the FEDS yet? this stuff isn't officially done till approved...so why just give up your business practices?..

5. unregistered

no crap dude!...why everyone just assume this crap is going down?

6. bobidy boo unregistered

People gotta realize they are still in business as "Alltel" untill "alltel" officially is sold! And as far as most people know that hasn't happened yet, and for all anyone knows it could be up to a year until they actually know!Q

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