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  1. British High Court Orders ISPs To Block Pirate Bay

    April 30, 2012 1:28 PM EDT The British High Court has ordered five of the U.K.'s biggest ISPs to block users from accessing illegal file-sharing site the Pirate Bay. The ruling by Justice Arnold was made late last Friday (April 27) and was officially announced today. I ...

  2. Bundled Music 'Worth $155 Million To U.K. ISPs By 2013'

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST A study has found that bundled digital music services could generate £103 million ($155 million) of potential direct revenue a year for U.K. Internet Service Providers by 2013. Global industry analyst Ovum was commissioned to produce the study, &q ...

  3. Sky Signs Up As O2 Brand Partner

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. digital satellite broadcaster Sky has signed a five-year deal with AEG to become a brand partner for the O2 entertainment complex in London, which will include a customer reward program for VIP access to events at the venue and TV rights. Sky ...

  4. Sony Music Gets Creative With Exposure

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment has formed a pan-European creative agency with international marketing agency Exposure. The joint venture, named SBX, aims to develop artist endorsements, synch deals, product placement, live performances, ad-funded progra ...

  5. O2 Launches Sony BMG Mobile Music Store

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. mobile operator O2 is partnering with Sony BMG on what it claims is the first operator-supported major label mobile music store. My Play will be available exclusively through the web portal O2 Active and it will offer videos, full track audio ...

  6. O2 Rapped By U.K. Regulator

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. mobile operator O2, a major investor in mobile music and live music, has been attacked by telecoms regulator Ofcom for failing to meet its obligations to roll out 3G (third-generation high-speed) services. Industry experts believe the availab ...

  7. New Stream Media Hires O2's Cockett

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. digital media production and distribution firm New Stream Media has poached Matt Cockett, the head of music at British telecoms giant O2, to lead its commerical team. In his new role as commercial director, effective from Nov. 19, Cockett wil ...

  8. U.K. Phone Carrier 3 To Offer UMG Catalog

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. carrier 3 will offer mobile phone subscribers the repertoire of Universal Music Group via Groove Mobile's off-portal distribution platform. The off-portal move means the customers will be able to download UMG tracks without having to sub ...

  9. Reports: O2 Poised To Strike U.K. Deal For iPhone

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Representatives from Apple Computer and O2, the U.K. mobile operator, declined to confirm or deny reports published today which claimed the two firms were collaborating on the launch of Europe's first iPhone service. Today's edition of t ...

  10. O2 Eyes Up LookAtMe Video Service

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST O2 has launched Your Show, a new service which brings audio capability to LookAtMe!, the European wireless network provider's user-generated video service. LookAtMe! allows users to upload original video content, and pays the creator a fee ea ...

  11. SDC Enters China

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Secure Digital Container (SDC), the Basel, Switzerland-based provider of technology for digital rights management has struck a deal which will catapult it into the Chinese mobile market. Through a newly-forged partnership, SDC will power a full-tr ...

  12. Midem Day Two: Video Games, Advertising, Brand Marketing

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST The mutual benefits of music makers getting involved in video games, movie advertising and consumer brand marketing were on parade Monday (Jan. 22) as the Music for Images strand took center stage on day two of the Midem conference. Veteran rocker ...

  13. Brits Viewers Invited To Vote On Best U.K. Single

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The best British single category at the upcoming Brit Awards will be decided for the first time by a live public vote, organizers the BPI said today (Jan. 8) Mobile telecommunications giant O2 and handset maker Nokia have thrown their support behi ...

  14. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach ...

  15. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three online companies continue with Tribunal action. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. A ...

  16. Chili Peppers, O2 Heat Up On Mobile Campaign

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music U.K. has linked up with British mobile operator O2 for a promotional and marketing campaign that sees the Red Hot Chili Peppers distributed for the first time via mobile phones. Warner Music U.K. has linked up with British mobile oper ...

  17. Peermusic Recruits Gorjance As CFO

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec has extensive telecoms service. Peermusic has appointed Bill Gorjance as worldwide CFO for the leading independent music publisher. Based in Francisco, he reports to peermusic CEO Ralph Peer. Gorjance brings with him an extensive background i ...

  18. O2 Gears Up Mobile Music Activities

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with Universal, Sony BMG. U.K.-based wireless operator O2 is enhancing its music offering through a host of content partnerships. In what it boasts as one of the "most significant music licensing deals to date," O2 today (Feb. 13) ...

  19. O2 Gears Up Mobile Music Activities

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.K.-based wireless operator O2 is enhancing its music offering through a host of content partnerships. U.K.-based wireless operator O2 is enhancing its music offering through a host of content partnerships. In what it boasts as one of the "m ...

  20. Network Live, O2 Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST To offer subs exclusive mobile video clips. UK wireless operator O2 has teamed with Network Live to offer subscribers exclusive mobile video clips of Network Live-produced concerts. Network Live recently won the worldwide distribution rights to th ...

  21. Brit Hall Of Fame In The Works

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a decade of talks, an industry-sanctioned British Music Hall of Fame is close to finding a home. Trade association the British Phonographic Industry confirmed Friday (May 27) that it in "advanc After a decade of talks, an industry-sanct ...

  22. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's bigges ...

  23. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. pix/a/AEG_Logo_LR.gif Juliana Koranteng, London The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a ne ...

  24. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Maligned venue to be refurbished for 2007 opening. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. Following a deal unveiled today (May 25) between Anschut ...

  25. Deal Gives New Life To London's Millennium Dome

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. Following a deal unveiled today (May 25) between U.S.-based Ansch The troubled Millennium Dome is to be res ...

  26. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's bigges ...

  27. CD Wow, Loudeye Announce Online Music Store

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pricing details not revealed. CD Wow -- a UK-based online retailer of CDs, DVDs and games -- is launching a digital music store, offering music downloads as well as portable digital media devices. Loudeye Corp. will operate and provide the technol ...