- SongNumbers.com unveiled a service at SXSW that lets users sample and buy music by making a cell-phone call. Bands can establish a unique phone number that will stream the songs they post, and fans just press "1" to buy the current song playing, receiving an SMS link to download the track.

- Jupitermedia has acquired eStockMusic, a provider of royalty-free music clips and compositions for ads and other uses.

- Yangaroo, the digital promotional single deliver service formerly known as Musicrypt, has expanded to the UK through a deal with Intermedia Regional Promotions, via partner Adstream.