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  1. Universal Germany Buys Stake In Net Mobile

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Berlin-based Universal Music Germany has acquired a 10% stake in German mobile telecommunications firm Net Mobile. Berlin-based Universal Music Germany has acquired a 10% stake in German mobile telecommunications firm Net Mobile. In a statement, F ...

  2. Bell Canada Launches Mobile Music Store

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Carrier charging $2.58 per full-song download. Bell Canada has introduced a full-song download mobile music store, becoming the second Canadian operator to do so this year. Groove Mobile, the same provider behind the recently launched Sprint mobil ...

  3. Motorola's iRadio To Feature UMG Country Stars

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service expected to launch in Q1 2006. As the result of a deal announced in early October with Universal Music Group (UMG), Motorola’s forthcoming cell phone-based iRadio service will feature channels fashioned around UMG country artists, includin ...

  4. Pantech Soaks Up Rain Pact

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rain, one of the most popular singers in South Korea, will be the face of mobile handset manufacturer Pantech as it makes a major push into China and other Chinese-speaking regions around Asia. Rain, one of the most popular singers in South Korea, ...

  5. Platforms, Not Hardware, Make The Mobile Market

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was about three years ago that the mobile industry was buzzing about another handset maker's "converged" device. Like the ROKR, the Nokia N-Gage-which began as a partnership between Nokia and Ninte Seamus McAteer is chief product ...

  6. Rok Launches TV-To-Mobile Service

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT -channel package for British consumers. Rok Corp., the U.K. distributor of music and other entertainment content on mobile-phone memory cards, today (Oct. 11) launched ROK TV, a live TV-to-mobile service. ROK TV comprises 10 channels, including ...

  7. Rok Launches TV-To-Mobile Service

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT -channel package for British consumers. Rok Corp., the U.K. distributor of music and other entertainment content on mobile-phone memory cards, today (Oct. 11) launched ROK TV, a live TV-to-mobile service. ROK TV comprises 10 channels, including ...

  8. Ad Vet Looks To Boost Mobile Music Strategy

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Korte's keynote focuses on licensing, PDAs. The international advertising industry needs to boost its strategy for licensing music for mobile-phone applications as brand owners tighten their relationships with the music industry. That was the ...

  9. BMI Buys BlueArrow Music Recognition Service

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from mobile phones for accurately tracking music performance data. BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from m ...

  10. BMI Buys BlueArrow Music Recognition Service

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from mobile phones for accurately tracking music performance data. BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from m ...

  11. Universal, Bell Canada Roll Out 'Orange Lounge'

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Canada and Bell Canada have launched a series featuring weekly interviews and music by the major's artists. Universal Music Canada and Bell Canada have launched a series featuring weekly interviews and music by the major' ...

  12. Podcasts Go Mobile

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pod2Mob, Melodeo offer new services. Podcasting is going mobile, with two companies introducing new services that support the podcast format on wireless phones. Pod2Mob launched a podcast streaming service as a beta test with Sprint PCS. Rather th ...

  13. Jamiroquai To Front Orange, Sony Ericsson Campaign

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with international cell-phone operator Orange and handset maker Sony Ericsson to launch an integrated pan-European marketing campaign for British pop/urban act Jamiroqu Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with internati ...

  14. Jamiroquai To Front Orange, Sony Ericsson Campaign

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with international cell-phone operator Orange and handset maker Sony Ericsson to launch an integrated pan-European marketing campaign for British pop/urban act Jamiroqu Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with internati ...

  15. France's SFR Strikes Pact With Sony BMG

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 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 jus Sony BMG has struck a content deal to sup ...

  16. France's SFR Strikes Pact With Sony BMG

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 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 jus Sony BMG has struck a content deal to sup ...

  17. Study: Copyright Protection Biz A Sleeping Giant

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An exhaustive new study is estimating that the digital rights management industry will grow from $600 million worldwide in 2004 to $1.9 billion in 2009. After all, digitally delivered media that's so (The Hollywood Reporter) -- An exhaustive ...

  18. Cell Phone Is Newest Star On Touring Circuit

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top 40 radio station WHTZ (Z100) New York rounded up some of the format's biggest stars for its annual Zootopia concert May 22 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. But the real s Top 40 radio station WHTZ (Z100) New York ...

  19. BandMerch, Telecast Link For Cell Mktg Deal

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Direct-to-consumer approach includes texts, downloads. Tour merchandise company BandMerch and Telecast Mobile announced today (May 9) a new partnership that will allow for direct-to-consumer marketing of band merchandise on cell phones. The deal i ...

  20. Nokia Unveils Music Phone

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multimedia devices, led by a music-capable version that looks set to rival Motorola's planned iPod-phone hybrid. Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multi ...

  21. MTV Strikes Mobile Alliance For China

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New cell-phone service bows May 1. New cell-phone service bows May 1. News ...

  22. MTV Strikes Mobile Alliance For China

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks said today (April 27) that it will launch on May 1 a mobile phone-based music information service in mainland China through a partnership with China Mobile, the territory's biggest mobile MTV Networks said today (April 27) that i ...

  23. Motorola Unveils New iTunes Phone

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Device stores eight hours of music. Telecoms group Motorola said today (March 10) it is working on several mobile phones that are compatible with Apple's iTunes music service and some of which can store eight hours of songs. One model, the E7 ...

  24. Motorola Phones Bridge Cars, Home Stereos

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST iRadio allows for wireless music connectivity. Motorola has unveiled a wireless music system designed to extend the reach of Internet radio stations and personal music collections to subscribers' cars and home audio systems -- using mobile ph ...

  25. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service lets operators sell under their own brand. Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today (Feb. 14) at 3GSM World ...

  26. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today at 3GSM World Congress, the Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forc ...

  27. Yahama Bows New Mobile Services In China

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Japan's Yamaha Corp. has launched a series of new multi-media mobile-phone content services in China. TOKYO -- Japan's Yamaha Corp. has launched a series of new multi-media mobile-phone content services in China. The Music Animation cont ...

  28. Yamaha Brings Mobile Content To China

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Japan's Yamaha Corp. announced yesterday (Jan. 17) that it has started a series of multimedia mobile-phone content services in China using its "SMAF" format, which allows for synchronization of sound, Japan's Yamaha Corp. annou ...

  29. Yahama Bows New Mobile Services In China

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Japan's Yamaha Corp. has launched a series of new multi-media mobile-phone content services in China. Japan's Yamaha Corp. has launched a series of new multi-media mobile-phone content services in China. The Music Animation content servi ...

  30. Yahama Bows New Mobile Services In China

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Japan's Yamaha Corp. has launched a series of new multi-media mobile-phone content services in China. Japan's Yamaha Corp. has launched a series of new multi-media mobile-phone content services in China. The Music Animation content servi ...

  31. Music Choice, Sprint Team For Phone Streams

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice and Sprint are launching a music service that allows mobile phone users to view short videoclips and listen to radio-like programming on their handsets. Music Choice and Sprint are launching a music service that allows mobile phone us ...

  32. Music Choice, Sprint Team For Phone Streams

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice and Sprint are launching a music service that allows mobile phone users to view short videoclips and listen to radio-like programming on their handsets. Music Choice and Sprint are launching a music service that allows mobile phone us ...

  33. Warner Inks Mobile-Phone Music Deal

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has signed a global licensing agreement with Melodeo Inc., marking the Seattle-based mobile music platform provider's first deal with a major label. Warner Music Group has signed a global licensing agreement with Melodeo In ...

  34. Committing To Mobile: A Simplified Method For Licensing Content

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The mobile music space has created enormous opportunities for the music industry -- for artists, record labels and music publishers. But it's the pubberies that seem to have gotten a bad rap in the ru Les Bider is chairman/CEO of Warner/Chapp ...

  35. Vodafone Steps Up 3G Drive

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 10 million third-generation (3G) customers by March 2006 as it aims to start recouping about €24 billion ($31 million) spent on 3G licences four years a Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 1 ...

  36. Vodafone Steps Up 3G Drive

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 10 million third-generation (3G) customers by March 2006 as it aims to start recouping about €24 billion ($31 million) spent on 3G licences four years a Mobile phone giant Vodafone is targeting 1 ...

  37. Korea's WiderThan Buys Ztango

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WiderThan, the Korea-based mobile Internet service provider, has acquired Reston, Va.-based content provider Ztango. WiderThan says the deal will enable it to bring wireless services such as ringback SAN FRANCISCO -- WiderThan, the Korea-based mob ...

  38. Korea's WiderThan Buys Ztango

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT WiderThan, the Korea-based mobile Internet service provider, has acquired Reston, Va.-based content provider Ztango. WiderThan says the deal will enable it to bring wireless services such as ringback WiderThan, the Korea-based mobile Internet serv ...

  39. Chrysalis Unveils Music2Mobile

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Group Plc has unveiled details of a new service that delivers music to mobile phones. At the same time, the London-based music and media company suggested it may spin-off its underperforming Chrysalis Group Plc has unveiled details of a ...

  40. Chrysalis Unveils Music2Mobile.

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Group Plc has unveiled details of a new service that delivers music to mobile phones. At the same time, the London-based music and media company suggested it may spin-off its underperforming Chrysalis Group Plc has unveiled details of a ...

  41. Universal France Launches Mobile Music Service

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pact delivers ring tones, music to cell phones. Pact delivers ring tones, music to cell phones. News ...

  42. Universal France Launches Mobile Music Service

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music France has teamed with local operator Bouygues Télécom to launch Universal Mobile, a mobile telephone subscription service which offers personalized ring tones and digitalize Universal Music France has teamed with ...

  43. Universal France Launches Mobile Music Service

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music France has teamed with local operator Bouygues Télécom to launch Universal Mobile, a mobile telephone subscription service which offers personalized ring tones and digitalize Universal Music France has teamed with ...

  44. Madonna Website To Offer Mobile Content

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible for the star's North American fans to download polyphonic ring tones and other licensed mobile content from her official Web site, across most major carriers a Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible ...

  45. Madonna Website To Offer Mobile Content

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible for the star's North American fans to download polyphonic ring tones and other licensed mobile content from her official Web site, across most major carriers a Madonna and m-Qube have made it possible ...

  46. Nokia, Loudeye Team For Wireless Music Service

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal follows Apple/Motorola pact. Loudeye Corp., the Seattle-based digital media service provider, is developing a digital music platform for mobile handset manufacturer Nokia. The multi-year agreement includes a multimillion-dollar commitment to ...

  47. O2 Launches U.K. Mobile Music Service, Eyes Europe

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Downloading music directly over a cell-phone network to a mobile phone has become a reality in the United Kingdom and Ireland with the launch this week of the new SX1 device, developed by handset manu Downloading music directly over a cell-phone n ...

  48. O2 Launches U.K. Mobile Music Service, Eyes Europe

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Downloading music directly over a cell-phone network to a mobile phone has become a reality in the United Kingdom and Ireland with the launch this week of the new SX1 device, developed by handset manu Downloading music directly over a cell-phone n ...

  49. iTunes Extends Reach Through Motorola Deal

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cell phones will carry jukebox from 2005. Cell phones will carry jukebox from 2005. News ...

  50. T-Mobile Offering Downloads For Phones

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT International cell-phone operator T-Mobile today (June 28) launched digital music service Ear Phones. The service will initially offer T-Mobile's Mobile Jukebox, which allows users to browse, download International cell-phone operator T-Mobil ...

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