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  1. Broadband Connections Up 56% In Mexico

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lagging digital music sales in Latin America have been blamed in part on low levels of broadband penetration in the home. But broadband connections in Mexico increased by 56% in Mexico last year, according to a study by consulting and research fir ...

  2. Cherry Lane Inks E!

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company has inked a worldwide administration agreement with E! Entertainment Television. Under the terms of the deal, Cherry Lane will administer all E!-controlled music. The agreement marks the first time that E! has ...

  3. Plugged And Unplugged

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Plugged: This week saw the entrance of yet another major wireless operator fully committing to a mobile music download service. AT&T's launch of Napster Mobile not only puts the nation's No. 1 carrier on par with competitors Sprint a ...

  4. Comcast Blocks Some Internet Traffic

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Comcast Corp. actively interferes with attempts by some of its high-speed Internet subscribers to share files online, a move that runs counter to the tradition of treating all types of Net traffic equally. The interference, which The Associated Pr ...

  5. CenterStaging, Comcast Team For RehearsalsTV

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT CenterStaging Corp. and Comcast have announced a new collaborative effort that will result in rehearsalsTV, a dedicated on-demand television service. The new service will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the CenterStaging audio production campus ...

  6. Verizon Grabs Prince Exclusive

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Verizon Wireless has nabbed the exclusive of the first single form Prince's upcoming album "Planet Earth," scheduled for to release sometime in July. The single, "Guitar," will be available for free to any Verizon subscrib ...

  7. Concert.TV Launches News Division

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Concert.TV, a digital media network committed to live music performances and documentaries, has expanded its reach with the launch of a news division. Concert.TV News coverage will include major festivals and tours throughout the year, including r ...

  8. Internet Group Buys Wurld Media

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Broadband Internet services firm Roo Group has purchased P2P music service Wurld Media for $10 million. Roo clients include NewsCorp, Verizon, The Street.com and others. The Wurld Media P2P music service licenses music from all the major labels, a ...

  9. Cingular To Partner With Digital Services

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mobile operator Cingular Wireless is about to unveil its mobile music strategy, the details of which are expected tomorrow (Nov. 2). Unlike competitors Sprint and Verizon Wireless, who have built the Mobile operator Cingular Wireless is about to u ...

  10. Verizon, Legend: Together Again

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wireless carrier offers fans chance to pick next single. Verizon Wireless is partnering again with R&B superstar John Legend on a mobile music promotion. Called the Music Mogul program, Verizon will provide 30-second clips of two songs off of ...

  11. CMT Gets 'Loaded'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cable music outlet launches 24-hour broadband network. Cable music outlet launches 24-hour broadband network. News ...

  12. CMT Gets 'Loaded'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cable music outlet launches broadband network. Cable music outlet CMT has launched a 24-hour broadband network, CMT Loaded, on its Web site, CMT.com . Described by the company as "the ultimate country fan's destination," CMT Loaded ...

  13. International Music Feed Pacts With Verizon

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IMF will provie a music network to Verizon's FiOS TV service. The International Music Feed Network has entered an agreement with Verizon to provide a 24-hour music television network to Verizon’s fiber-optic-powered television service, FiOS T ...

  14. BBC Proposes Music Strategy

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Plans revolve around broadband, mobile, podcasting. Plans revolve around broadband, mobile, podcasting. News ...

  15. The Orchard Partners With Amp'd

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes mastertones, tones, full track downloads. Digital music distributor the Orchard has partnered with Amp’d Mobile, a startup wireless operator leasing airtime on Verizon’s high-speed wireless network. Under the deal, revealed at the CT ...

  16. Verizon Wireless Expands Offering

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with CD Baby, Digital Rights Agency and IODA. Verizon Wireless today expanded the number of tracks available via its new VCast Music full-song download service through newly announced partnerships with CD Baby, Digital Rights Agency and the ...

  17. Verizon, MySpace Call On Unsigned Bands

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Unveil promotion for Verizon's music service. Unveil promotion for Verizon's music service. News ...

  18. Napster Mobile Available In U.S. Soon

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Service coming via SunCom Wireless. Napster’s mobile music service, created in partnership with Ericsson, will soon be available in the U.S., through a small wireless carrier called SunCom Wireless. The service allows users to buy full-song music ...

  19. Comcast To Offer Bon Jovi Tour Content

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exclusive content accessible online or on demand. Cable operator Comcast is teaming with Bon Jovi to offer its subscribers exclusive behind-the-scenes content from the band’s “Sprint Presents Have a Nice Day Tour.” Available content includes backs ...

  20. Warner And BT In Landmark Accord

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST WB content to be used for new broadband services. WB content to be used for new broadband services. News ...

  21. Warner, BT In Landmark U.K. Accord

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Developing on-demand music programming. Warner Music U.K. will become the first music content provider for the new "TV over Broadband" service to be launched next year in the U.K. by telephone operator British Telecom. The two companies ...

  22. FCC Approves TV Competition Study

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST What do traffic signals and street lights have to do with offering a new television service? WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- What do traffic signals and street lights have to do with offering a new television service? That is a question federal regulator ...

  23. VOD Targets Hip Hop

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The first video-on-demand channel targeting hip-hop fans--the DoD channel--will debut this Friday (Nov. 11) on Comcast Digital Cable. DoD, which is a subsidiary of the Simmons Lathan Media Group, will The first video-on-demand channel targeting hi ...

  24. Palm, Comcast Partner For VOD

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service available through Comcast On Demand. Independent audio and video company Palm Pictures has partnered with cable provider Comcast to create the video-on-demand service Palm Pictures VOD. The service, which will be available through Comcast ...

  25. Texas Shifts Franchise Law For Telcos

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed a bill Sept. 7 in a special legislative session that lifts local franchise obligations for phone companies looking to offer video services. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed a bill Sept. 7 in a s ...

  26. V CAST, CCE Partner For 'Juntos' Tour

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Channel exclusive to Verizon subscribers. Channel exclusive to Verizon subscribers. News ...

  27. FCC Eases Regulations On DSL Broadband

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Verizon Communications and other U.S. local telephone companies will be freed from numerous regulations on their high-speed Internet services, the Federal Communications Commission decided Aug. 5. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) -- Verizon Communicatio ...

  28. Top European Media Chiefs Back New Technologies

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The heads of 10 of Europe's top media companies have agreed to back plans for a new generation of media and communications technologies, the European Commission said July 11. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The heads of 10 of Europe' ...

  29. Supreme Court Overturns Ruling On Cable Internet Lines

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Supreme Court handed the cable industry and the Federal Communications Commission a big victory June 27 in upholding the commission's 2002 ruling that cable operators are not required to open up t (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Supreme C ...

  30. EU Looks Ahead To Tech's Future With i2010 Plan

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Union is poised to develop a regulatory framework to govern future developments in media capacity and delivery, EU Information Society and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding said June 1. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Europea ...

  31. Broadcasters Find Ally In Verizon

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Broadcasters could add a powerful ally in their attempts to force cable companies to carry the multiple digital TV channels they hope to offer after the head of the nation's largest telephone company LAS VEGAS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Broa ...

  32. Feds Back Ruling On Cable Regulation

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The federal government defended before the U.S. Supreme Court on March 29 its decision to refuse to regulate cable companies that provide broadband Internet access. The conclusion has riled Internet s WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- T ...

  33. WMG Offers Videos Via Verizon

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clips part of V CAST broadband service. Clips part of V CAST broadband service. News ...

  34. WMG Offers Videos Via Verizon

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clips part of V CAST broadband service. Warner Music Group has agreed to provide Verizon Wireless subscribers with access to its music video catalog as part of the mobile operator's V CAST mulitmedia content service. The move makes WMG the fi ...

  35. Appeals Court Nixes RIAA Subpoenas

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Recording Industry Assn. of America lost another court battle Jan. 4 in its attempt to issue subpoenas on Internet service providers to obtain personal information about subscribers alleged to be WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Recording Industry Assn ...

  36. RealNetworks, Comcast Extend Ties With RadioPlus

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Broadband Web users to get Rhapsody service. Broadband Web users to get Rhapsody service. News ...

  37. RealNetworks, Comcast Extend Ties With RadioPlus

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has expanded its online music distribution agreement with cable Internet service provider Comcast. The move extends RealNetworks' Rhapsody RadioPlus service to customers of Comcast's high RealNetworks has expanded its online ...

  38. Music Choice To Bow On-Demand Videos Service

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice is developing a new music-videos-on-demand service that cable service providers including Comcast will make available to their digital cable subscribers over the next year. Music Choice is developing a new music-videos-on-demand servi ...

  39. Communications Biz Spends $1.1B On Lobbying Gov't

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Campaign contributions and lobbying expenditures from 1998 to September 2004 by the three primary U.S. communications sectors -- broadcasting, cable TV and telecommuications -- amounted to $1.1 billio Campaign contributions and lobbying expenditur ...

  40. Fuse, AG Interactive Link

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal will create wireless services. The Fuse music network and AG Interactive, the new-media subsidiary of American Greetings Corp., are joining forces to market interactive music programming via wireless. The partnership will eventually allow Fus ...

  41. FCC Switches On Broadband Delivery

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Watch out, cable. The electric industry can now invade your turf, as the Federal Communications Commission on Oct. 14 approved regulations that allow power companies to provide broadband services. Washington, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Watch ...

  42. Supreme Court Blocks RIAA In Verizon Case

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Supreme Court today (Oct. 12) refused to consider the RIAA's argument that Verizon Internet Services should disclose names of its users who share unauthorized music files, without formal cour The U.S. Supreme Court today (Oct. 12) re ...

  43. Simple Plan Links With Verizon Wireless

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon Wireless for its upcoming tour. The first leg of the outing -- which is in support of the Lava album "Still Not Getting Any ..." -- starts Oct. 30 at the Ogden Thea Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon ...

  44. Simple Plan Links With Verizon Wireless

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon Wireless for its upcoming tour. The first leg of the outing -- which is in support of the Lava album "Still Not Getting Any ..." -- starts Oct. 30 at the Ogden Thea Simple Plan is teaming with Verizon ...

  45. CCE Bullish On 'Branding'

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has created a new division geared toward producing live events and related broadcast properties for corporate America. Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has created a new division geared toward producing live even ...

  46. Survey: Euro Broadband Users Primed For Downloads

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new report on European broadband use estimates that the region's market for music downloads is potentially worth €650 million ($801 million). The findings from Newton, Mass.-based Strategy An A new report on European broadband us ...

  47. Survey: Euro Broadband Users Primed For Downloads

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new report on European broadband use estimates that the region's market for music downloads is potentially worth €650 million ($801 million). The findings from Newton, Mass.-based Strategy An A new report on European broadband us ...

  48. Source: Comcast Won't Meet Disney Price

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cable provider Comcast Corp. is not interested in raising its bid for Walt Disney Co. to match the current stock price of the media conglomerate, a source close to the company said today (Feb. 17). Cable provider Comcast Corp. is not interested in ...

  49. Disney Board Rejects Offer From Comcast

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Walt Disney Company rejected Comcast Corp.'s takeover bid, but it also kept the cable giant's hopes alive by indicating more money might do the trick. The board's unanimous rejection yesterday (Fe The Walt Disney Company rejecte ...

  50. Beyoncé, Missy, Alicia To Hit Road In March

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Verizon to sponsor tour of U.S. arenas. Verizon to sponsor tour of U.S. arenas. News ...

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