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SNEP: French Market Stabilizing

SNEP: French Market Stabilizing

The French recording market is showing signs of stability, national trade body SNEP said yesterday (Sept. 5) as it revealed first-half market figures for 2005. In the first six months, the volume of shipments increased 5.1% to 61.5 million units while the wholesale value of the market decreased 2.7% year-on-year to €397.8 million ($498.7 million).
France's SFR Strikes Pact With Sony BMG

France's SFR Strikes Pact With Sony BMG

Sony BMG has struck a content deal to supply 100,000 songs for download on French mobile operator SFR's third-generation cellular phone service. SFR struck a similar agreement with Universal Music just three weeks earlier.
France's SFR Strikes Pact With Sony BMG

France's SFR Strikes Pact With Sony BMG

Sony BMG has struck a content deal to supply 100,000 songs for download on French mobile operator SFR's third-generation cellular phone service. SFR struck a similar agreement with Universal Music just three weeks earlier.
Universal, SFR Join Forces In France

Universal, SFR Join Forces In France

French mobile operator SFR is enhancing its wireless music offering through an exclusive partnership with Universal Music Group.
French Fest Nixed Over Homophobia Fears

French Fest Nixed Over Homophobia Fears

France's 15th Garance Reggae Festival, which was due to be held tomorrow (July 2) in Paris, has been canceled following weeks of protests about the inclusion of Jamaican artist Sizzla on the bill.

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