Sprint Nextel has finally relented on mobile music prices: it will begin selling songs for downloads for 99 cents a song, with any Sprint Power Vision data plan, beginning in early April. It will also begin offering two Power Vision data plans focusing particularly on music, with one plan at $15 and the other at $20.
Also, the new Sprint Music Manager program from Smith Micro Software will let users transfer songs from a PC to a mobile handset via a USB cable.
Sprint launched its music service in 2005, and was the priciest with $2.50 a song….you can guess what the response to the service was.
Tons more details in this release.
Also, the company also announced that it will sell Samsung’s innovative music phone, the “UpStage,” which will be available from the carrier for $150. The thin, bar-style phone features a standard phone keypad on one side and music controls on the other.