Alltel announced today that it will start streaming XM satellite radio to subscribers via their cell phones. Customers will get unlimited access to XM programming for $7.99 per month. MobiTV worked with XM to provide the service. Twenty channels will be available, including alternative rock, R&B, indie rock, blues, country, and Latin pop.
Alltel this week also launched Axcess Mobilcast, a monthly subscription service that will allow Alltel subscribers to search and listen to thousands of podcasts on their cell phones. The service will cost $3.99 per month.