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  1. 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 ...

  2. DT To Market iPhone In Germany

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT German telecommunication company Deutsche Telekom (DT) will be marketing Apple's iPhone exclusively in Germany where it launches Nov. 9. As well as the connection to T-Mobile, DT's wireless service subsidiary, the iPhone costs €399 ($556 ...

  3. iPhone Hackers Could Face Legal Battle

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hackers have figured out how to unleash Apple's iPhone from AT&T's cellular network, but people hoping to make money from the procedure could face legal problems. At least one of the companies hoping to make money by unlocking iPhone ...

  4. Hacker Opens iPhone To T-Mobile

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT One of the bigger complaints about Apple's iPhone -- AT&T's network -- has been solved to a degree by a New Jersey teenager. The 17-year-old hacker managed to unlock the device so that it can work with T-Mobile's network, the on ...

  5. Britain's Great Escape Builds Line-Up

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British Sea Power, the Holloways and Micah P Hinson have been added to the bulging line-up for the live music segment of the U.K.'s second annual Great Escape Festival. They join a previously-announced bill of 150-plus local and international ...

  6. Atlantic U.K. Teams With Saatchi & Saatchi

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Atlantic Records U.K. has struck a strategic alliance with advertising powerhouse Saatchi & Saatchi U.K. to jointly create entertainment and branded properties. The alliance, unveiled today (Feb. 1), will work on developing innovative music-re ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Black Eyed Peas Win Big At AMAs

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 America ...

  9. WMG, Virgin Mobile USA Enter Pact

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has licensed hundreds of tracks to be sold as "alert tones" for Virgin Mobile USA. Virgin is marketing the service as "text tones" to be played when their subscribers receive a new Warner Music Group has lice ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. MusicNet, Napster Settle With MCPS-PRS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. ...

  13. MusicNet, Napster Settle With MCPS-PRS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. ...

  14. Partial Settlement Reached Over Digital Royalty Rates

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Groups agree on rates for mobile and online uses. A partial settlement over publishers' royalty rates for digital uses was reached today (Sept. 29) as U.K. Copyright Tribunal proceeding were scheduled to begin in London. British labels' ...

  15. Budde To Market Couch Music

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal to exploit catalog for recordings, advertising. Couch Music Publishing in Vienna has signed a long-term exclusive administration contract in which Berlin-based Budde Musikverlage will market Couch’s works for recordings, advertising and other ...

  16. RealNetworks Acquires WiderThan For $350 Million

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal sets stage for mobile version of Rhapsody. RealNetworks has acquired mobile content technology firm WiderThan for $350 million, setting the stage for a mobile version of the Rhapsody music subscription service. WiderThan provides solutions to ...

  17. EMI, T-Mobile Trial Ad-Supported Mobile Videos

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and leading mobile operator T-Mobile are testing an advertising-supported mobile video service in the United Kingdom. EMI Music and leading mobile operator T-Mobile are testing an advertising-supported mobile video service in the United ...

  18. T-Mobile Sidekick 3 Arrives

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Priced at $299 with a two year contract. The T-Mobile Sidekick 3 has finally arrived. No, it’s not a super phone—it does not aspire to imitate your home entertainment center (though it does now have an MP3 player). It remains true to its roots. “T ...

  19. UMG Preps '30303' Mobile Initiative

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Offering aims to simplfy access to mobile content. Universal Music Group has teamed with Motricity to offer simplfied access to mobile content such as music, mastertones and photos. Consumers will text artist related keywords to "30303" ...

  20. Sprint's Reddick To Open Billboard MECCA Fall 2006

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to take place Sept. 11 in Los Angeles. Billboard revealed today (July 24) that Paul Reddick, Sprint’s VP of business development and product innovation, will be the opening keynote speaker for the Billboard MECCA Fall 2006 conference. The mo ...

  21. UMG Readies New Short Messaging Service

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled to launch in May. Universal Music Group plans to sell ringtones and other mobile music products via a new premium short-message service (SMS) starting next month. Rio Caraeff VP/GM for Universal Music Mobile says the offering will allow ...

  22. MTV, Fox Bow Mobile Entertainment Services

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks and News Corp's Fox Mobile Entertainment have unveiled their latest mobile content services as part of their ongoing efforts to appeal to wireless customers. MTV Networks and News Corp's Fox Mobile Entertainment have unveile ...

  23. Boost Mobile Launches Ringback Tone Service

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Service similar to offerings from T-Mobile, Verizon. Boost Mobile, a wireless operator subsidiary of Sprint-Nextel focused on the youth market, has launched a ringback tone service called Boost Call Tones. Like other ringback tone offerings from T ...

  24. Warner Music Group Signs On With iRadio

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Second major label to back service. Warner Music Group has signed on with Motorola’s fledgling iRadio, a service that allows subscribers to access over 400 channels of commercial free music and talk programming from their cell phone. WMG is now th ...

  25. EMI Rolls Out 200,000 Songs For T-Mobile

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has concluded a pan-European deal to make more than 200,000 of its tracks available to international mobile-phone carrier T-Mobile's 60 million-plus customers. EMI Music has concluded a pan-European deal to make more than 200,000 of ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. AMAs Honor Pop, Rock, Country

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Destiny's Child and Kelly Clarkson triumphed last night (Nov. 22), each taking two trophies away from the 33rd annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Au Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Da ...

  28. UMGI Rings Up Content Deal With Vodafone

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International has formed a long-term strategic alliance with Vodafone, Europe's biggest international wireless carrier, to distribute innovative music-related content. Universal Music Group International has formed a lon ...

  29. UMGI Rings Up Content Deal With Vodafone

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International has formed a long-term strategic alliance with Vodafone, Europe's biggest international wireless carrier, to distribute innovative music-related content. Universal Music Group International has formed a lon ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Franz Ferdinand Has It 'So Much Better'

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sophomore album debuts at No.1 in Euro chart. Franz Ferdinand's sophomore album "You Could Have It So Much Better" (Domino) makes a winning start across Europe, entering Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart at No.1. Meanwh ...

  32. Franz Ferdinand Has It 'So Much Better'

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sophomore album debuts at No.1 in Euro chart. Franz Ferdinand's sophomore album "You Could Have It So Much Better" (Domino) makes a winning start across Europe, entering Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart at No.1. Meanwh ...

  33. EMI Names Consumer Strategy Senior VP

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Simon Walker joins from the BBC. EMI Music has named Simon Walker as senior VP of consumer strategy. Walker joins from the BBC, where he held the post of strategy controller. He will begin his new role on Nov. 1, heading the development of new EMI ...

  34. Williams: U.S. Market 'Not Important'

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New album due in Europe on Oct. 24. Speaking at a rare press conference in Berlin, Germany today (Oct. 7) for the Oct. 24 release of his new album, "Intensive Care" (EMI/Chrysalis) in Europe, Robbie Williams said that failing to break in ...

  35. Williams: U.S. Market 'Not Important'

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New album due in Europe on Oct. 24. Speaking at a rare press conference in Berlin, Germany today (Oct. 7) for the Oct. 24 release of his new album, "Intensive Care" (EMI/Chrysalis) in Europe, Robbie Williams said that failing to break in ...

  36. WMI Reinforces Digital Exec Team

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International has augmented the executive structure of its London-based digital team in a strategic attempt to step-up its position in the digital space. Warner Music International has augmented the executive structure of its London-b ...

  37. Bliptones Brings Indies To Mobile Market

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 200 ringtones available. Independent music is going mobile with the launch of Bliptones, an indie-only online ringtone store. Digital music distribution firm Digital Rights Agency is providing the content, with technology provided by Xin ...

  38. T-Mobile, Sony Ericsson Get Behind Electronic Fests

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT International wireless operator T-Mobile and handset manufacturer Sony Ericsson have joined forces to launch a pan-European promotional campaign centering on a tour of electronic-music festivals. International wireless operator T-Mobile and handse ...

  39. T-Mobile, Sony Ericsson Get Behind Electronic Fests

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT International wireless operator T-Mobile and handset manufacturer Sony Ericsson have joined forces to launch a pan-European promotional campaign centering on a tour of electronic-music festivals. International wireless operator T-Mobile and handse ...

  40. Napstertones Goes After Expanding Mobile Market

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ringtones available through Cingular, T-Mobile. Digital music subscription service Napster has begun offering exclusive mobile content like ringtones, voicetones and wallpaper graphics via a wireless service dubbed Napstertones. The service is bei ...

  41. Zingy Inks Kanye, Aaliyah Ringtone Deals

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mobile content provider Zingy has struck exclusive licensing agreements with Kanye West and the estate of Aaliyah to offer unique ringtones, wallpaper images and other content to mobile phones. Mobile content provider Zingy has struck exclusive li ...

  42. T-Mobile Bows 'Caller Tunes' Ringbacks In U.S.

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST T-Mobile today (Dec. 8) became the first U.S. wireless carrier to introduce ringback tones to its entire subscriber base. T-Mobile today (Dec. 8) became the first U.S. wireless carrier to introduce ringback tones to its entire subscriber base. Bra ...

  43. Usher Big Winner At AMAs

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher took home four awards last night (Nov. 14) at the American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and aired live on ABC. Usher took home four awards last night (Nov. 14) at the American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles� ...

  44. MobileWay, InphoMatch Merge

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MobileWay, a company that allows customers to purchase ringtones through text messaging, is merging with InphoMatch to form Mobile365. MobileWay, a company that allows customers to purchase ringtones through text messaging, is merging with InphoMa ...

  45. Zingy Gets 50 Cent In Mobile-Content Deal

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mobile media company Zingy has inked a distribution deal with 50 Cent. Zingy will now be the exclusive worldwide distributor of ringtones, ringback tones and voicemail greetings featuring the rapper. Mobile media company Zingy has inked a distribu ...

  46. Zingy Gets 50 Cent In Mobile-Content Deal

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mobile media company Zingy has inked a distribution deal with 50 Cent. Zingy will now be the exclusive worldwide distributor of ringtones, ringback tones and voicemail greetings featuring the rapper. Mobile media company Zingy has inked a distribu ...

  47. Telemundo Content To Hit Cell Phones

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Programming from Spanish-language network Telemundo will soon be available via cellphone thanks to an agreement with Versaly Entertainment, a wireless new-media company. Programming from Spanish-language network Telemundo will soon be available vi ...

  48. Telemundo Content To Hit Cell Phones

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Programming from Spanish-language network Telemundo will soon be available via cellphone thanks to an agreement with Versaly Entertainment, a wireless new-media company. Programming from Spanish-language network Telemundo will soon be available vi ...

  49. WMG, Mobileway Partner For Ringtone Venture

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group (WMG) and Mobileway, the San Mateo, Calif.-based wireless entertainment and marketing company, have created a partnership that allows customers to purchase ringtones via text messag Warner Music Group (WMG) and Mobileway, the Sa ...

  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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