Sprint gets Real for wireless

Sprint on Monday enhanced its effort to push wireless services to its PCS customers, signing a content delivery deal with multimedia software maker RealNetworks.

The RealNetworks agreement is the latest in a string of partnerships that Sprint has formed to encourage wireless users to upgrade to more powerful handsets and tap into its growing array of high-end services. In recent months, Sprint has made similar deals around various forms of content with device maker Samsung and Internet service provider EarthLink. [News.com]

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Todd Cochrane is the Founder of Geek News Central and host of the Geek News Central Podcast. He is a Podcast Hall of Fame Inductee and was one of the very first podcasters in 2004. He wrote the first book on podcasting, and did many of the early Podcast Advertising deals in the podcasting space. He does two other podcasts in addition to Geek News Central. The New Media Show and Podcast Legends.