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  1. Japanese Mobile Company NTT DoCoMo Acquires Majority Interest in Tower Records Japan

    June 12, 2012 12:14 PM EDT http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/news/e3i8bd724a7a615a7fe4a477dc1b1d7ac2d. Glenn Peoples Global Digital and Mobile ...

  2. Spotify 'Strongly Contesting' PacketVideo's Patent Infringement Lawsuit

    August 05, 2011 2:30 PM EDT Fewer than two weeks after launching in the US, Spotify is being sued for patent infringement by PacketVideo Corporation, a San Diego-based provider of multimedia communications software. PacketVideo is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese teleco ...

  3. Spotify 'Strongly Contesting' PacketVideo's Lawsuit for Patent Infringement

    July 28, 2011 5:19 PM EDT Less than two weeks after launching in the U.S., Spotify is being sued for patent infringement by PacketVideo Corporation, a San Diego-based provider of multimedia communications software. PacketVideo is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese telec ...

  4. Japan To Tackle Music Piracy On Cell Phones

    November 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The telecom and music industry bodies in Japan will reportedly implement a system to automatically check cell phone Web sites for illegal music files, in order to prevent the files from being uploaded or downloaded in breach of copyright law. The ...

  5. Napster Expands Mobile Reach

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Napster expanded its mobile relationship with Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo with an over-the-air video service. DoCoMo is the only operator that offers a true all-you-can-eat music subscription service to its customers via the Napster Mobile partne ...

  6. Reports: Apple Gearing Up For Japan iPhone Launch

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Unconfirmed media reports say Apple Computer is holding talks with Japanese mobile carriers as it prepares for the expected launch of the iPhone in Japan next year. According to the reports, major Japanese telecoms NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank Mobile a ...

  7. Napster, Tower Align With New Mobile Channel

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Napster's Japan division has partnered with Tower Records to provide music and other content for a new music channel from mobile operator NTT DoCoMo. The channel will carry the Napster/Tower brand, and offer two programs a week comprising of ...

  8. MyMTV Mobile SNS Goes Live In Japan

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Viacom International Japan K.K., a 100%-owned subsidiary of music-TV service MTV Networks, has today launched Japan's first mobile entertainment social-networking service. The myMTV service claims to be the first in the country to use a downl ...

  9. Wireless Operator Preps Flat-Rate Mobile Music Service

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Japanese wireless operator NTT DoCoMo is set to introduce a flat-rate mobile music service this coming May, according to reports. The Japanese financial daily Nikkei writes that the operator will let subscribers download an unlimited number of son ...

  10. Label Mobile Rolls Out Clips On NTT DoCoMo

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Label Mobile, a mobile-content provider owned by leading Japan record labels, said today that it has launched a music video-clip service on NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile carrier. The videos, which can viewed as full-length tracks or as v ...

  11. Rhino Mobile Off And Running In Japan

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Emeryville, Ca.-based Catalyst Mobile and Tokyo-based Warner Music Japan on Feb. 5 launched the Warner Music Group Rhino Mobile service in Japan. The music portal is available via leading Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo, which has some 40 mil ...

  12. Napster Japan Rolls Out KDDI Services

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Napster Japan has launched master ringtone and full-song download services on No. 2 Japanese telecom KDDI's "Ezweb" mobile Internet interface. The deal with KDDI, which boasts some 20 million subscribers, brings the total number of ...

  13. Mobile Music Download Services Expand

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Offerings launch in Canada, Portugal. Wireless operators in Canada and Portugal are launching mobile music download services. Portuguese operator TMN Portugal is implementing the Napster Mobile service, developed in partnership with Ericsson. Japa ...

  14. Napster Japan Presses Button On Mobile Service

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Master ringtones, full-song downloads offered. Napster Japan today (Nov. 6) launched a mobile-based master ringtone and full-song download service in cooperation with Tokyo-based telecom operator NTT DoCoMo. The service, called Napster Tower Reco ...

  15. Napster Japan Presses Button On Mobile Service

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Napster Japan today (Nov. 6) launched a mobile-based master ringtone and full-song download service in cooperation with Tokyo-based telecom operator NTT DoCoMo. Napster Japan today (Nov. 6) launched a mobile-based master ringtone and full-song dow ...

  16. NTT DoCoMo To Launch Music Channel

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Multi-media music service goes live Aug. 31. NTT DoCoMo, Inc., the Japanese giant wireless carrier, is launching a High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) service on Aug. 31, in time for the company's new multi-media music service. The move ...

  17. NTT DoCoMo To Launch Music Channel

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT NTT DoCoMo, Inc., the Japanese giant wireless carrier, is launching a High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) service on Aug. 31, in time for the company's new multi-media music service. NTT DoCoMo, Inc., the Japanese giant wireless carrier ...

  18. NTT DoCoMo Presses Button On Mobile Downloads

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Full-track downloads launch on Panasonic device. NTT DoCoMo today (June 7) became the third Japanese telecom to offer mobile-based full-song downloads. DoCoMo says the service will initially be available only on the new Panasonic P902iS FOMA 3G ha ...

  19. NTT DoCoMo Presses Button On Mobile Downloads

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT NTT DoCoMo today (June 7) became the third Japanese telecom to offer mobile-based full-song downloads. NTT DoCoMo today (June 7) became the third Japanese telecom to offer mobile-based full-song downloads. DoCoMo says the service will initially be ...

  20. Warner Japan Invests In Mobile Broadcaster

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Frontmedia, WMJ partner for new mobile projects. Warner Music Japan said today (June 6) it has purchased a minority stake in Tokyo-based mobile-broadcaster and wireless-application developer FrontMedia. Financial details of the deal were not discl ...

  21. Tower Enters Into Japan Mobile Payment Service

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based Tower Records Japan and credit-card company Mitsui Sumitomo Card are launching a new mobile phone-based payment service that be used by subscribers to leading telecom NTT DoCoMo's "mobile Tokyo-based Tower Records Japan and c ...

  22. Japan's KDDI Readies Sony Walkman Mobile

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Handset will store 500 songs. KDDI, Japan's second-largest mobile operator, is to launch in June a mobile handset with a built-in Sony Walkman music player capable of storing some 500 songs. The Walkman Keitai W42S handset, which KDDI develop ...

  23. Japan's DoCoMo, Microsoft Partner

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paves way for launch of mobile-based download service. NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile phone operator, and Microsoft have forged a collaboration that paves the way for the launch of DoCoMo's own mobile-based music download service. Tw ...

  24. NTT DoCoMo Buys Into Tower Records Japan

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Phone operator invests $108M for 42% stake. NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile-phone operator, is buying a 42% stake in Tower Records Japan for ¥12.8 billion ($108.2 million), the two companies said today (Nov. 7). The deal, to be carried out ...

  25. NTT DoCoMo Buys Into Tower Records Japan

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile-phone operator, is buying a 42% stake in Tower Records Japan for ¥12.8 billion ($108.2 million), the two companies said today (Nov. 7). The deal, to be carried NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobil ...

  26. CCE U.K. Bows Wireless Festival

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Order, Keane among headliners. New Order, Keane among headliners. News ...

  27. NTT To Bow Music-Recognition Service In Japan

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NTT Resonant, a subsidiary of Japanese telecom giant NTT Group, is planning to test a music-recognition service for mobile phones in Japan. NTT Resonant, a subsidiary of Japanese telecom giant NTT Group, is planning to test a music-recognition ser ...

  28. NTT To Bow Music-Recognition Service In Japan

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NTT Resonant, a subsidiary of Japanese telecom giant NTT Group, is planning to test a music-recognition service for mobile phones in Japan. NTT Resonant, a subsidiary of Japanese telecom giant NTT Group, is planning to test a music-recognition ser ...