German mobile entertainment company Jamba is expected on Thursday (March 9) to unveil its anticipated music portal at the Cebit electronics trade fair in Hannover.

German mobile entertainment company Jamba is expected on Thursday (March 9) to unveil its anticipated music portal at the Cebit electronics trade fair in Hannover.

The download service will offer tracks priced between €0.99 ($1.17) and €1.49 ($1.76) and a monthly all-you-can-eat subscription package for €15 ($17.80), sources say. More 250,000 licensed songs are expected to be available to download at launch.

Jamba, which is the company behind novelty act Crazy Frog, will also use the platform of the trade fair to present a branded music mobile phone.

Berlin-based Jamba is credited as being the first European firm to make the sale of ringtones a mainstream business, in part through mass-market TV advertising campaigns. The company was established in 2000 and sold in 2004 to U.S. Internet company Verisign.

Deputy managing director Berger-de León and finance director Dirk Hoffmann recently stepped-up to managing directors of the company, following the departure of co-founders Marc and Oliver Samwer.

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