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  1. Rhapsody Grows To 1.7 Million Paying Subscribers

    April 07, 2014 7:23 PM EDT Music subscription service Rhapsody International says its paying subscribers have grown 63% to 1.7 million over the past year. Related Articles Rhapsody Dropping The Echo Nest The Deal: Telefonica Is in Rhapsody Mobile Giant Telefónica Takes Sta ...

  2. Telefonica's Terra From Spain to Offer Legal Music, Film Streaming in Europe

    May 01, 2012 6:00 AM EDT MADRID - Telefonica's media unit Terra plans to introduce online films and music in Europe, starting with Spain and Portugal by the end of next month, news reports said Monday. Spanish Court Dismisses Case Against Major P2P Site No one was im ...

  3. Day 1 Entertainment Brazil Lines Up New Festival

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There is perhaps no country closer—or further—from Latin America than Brazil, a placed joined to its neighboring countries by geography and ethnicity but separated by language. The division also exists in music, with few Spanish-speaking artists g ...

  4. Unicom To Sell Apple iPhones In China From October

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT China Unicom, the country's No. 2 mobile carrier, will begin to sell Apple Inc's iPhone in China for a retail price of 5,000 yuan ($732.50), as it leans on the phone to launch its 3G service. The high price tag may force buyers of the po ...

  5. China Unicom In 3-Year Deal For Apple's iPhone

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Apple's iPhones will go on sale later this year in China, the world's largest mobile market, its partner China Unicom confirmed on Friday, after the country's No. 2 mobile carrier posted first-half profits that fell 45% yet beat exp ...

  6. Spanish ISPs Suspend Talks With Rights Holders

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spain's Internet service provider association Redtel refuses to hold any more talks on illegal P2P file-sharing with the culture content industry until the government comes up with a viable legal solution to the problems, Redtel president Mig ...

  7. Wireless Carrier Movistar Debuts Label, Store In Colombia

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Wireless carrier Movistar has brought its fledgling digital label, Sello Movistar, to Colombia. Artists can post their music and create a profile at artistasmovistar.com or via the label’s mobile portal, and have their music heard and rated by oth ...

  8. Telefonica To Sell IODA Content

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Telecom operator Telefonica has entered into a worldwide partnership with the Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) to make IODA’s one-million song catalog available to mobile users in 24 countries. IODA’s independent music will be avail ...

  9. Movistar Chile Introduces Unlimited Downloads

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Movistar in Chile has introduced what it says are Latin America's first unlimited mobile music downloads. The catalog contains music from Universal and Warner for "dual delivery" to both cell phone and computer, for a fixed monthly ...

  10. Warners' Web Deal For Latin Artists

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Latin America has signed a deal to make its music videos available on the video-sharing Web site, Terra TV. The content and revenue partnership with Terra Latam, the leading Latin American internet company, will allow Terra TV users t ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. China Unicom Tests Music Service

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT China Unicom Ltd., the country's No. 2 mobile phone carrier, said Tuesday it has started testing a music download service offering subscribers songs from 23 record companies. The move comes as music and telecommunications firms try to raise s ...

  13. Warner Music Strikes Deal With China Unicom

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music China has forged a groundbreaking union to distribute its digitalized catalog to users of mobile operator China Unicom, which claims to be the third largest such company in the world. Warner Music China has forged a groundbreaking uni ...

  14. Jamster Readies Full-Song Mobile Service

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST No timeline given for launch. VeriSign, the parent company of ringtone retailer Jamster, is developing a full-song mobile music download service in conjunction with Melodeo. Melodeo currently powers the mobile music stores of several wireless carr ...

  15. Openwave Acquires Musiwave

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cash, stock deal valued at euro 99.5 million. Redwood City, Calif.-based Openwave Systems has entered into a deal to acquire all outstanding shares of French mobile music specialist Musiwave in a cash and stock deal valued at euro 99.5 million ($1 ...

  16. EMI, Melodeo Pact On Mobile Content

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has agreed to supply digitalized music to Seattle-based mobile-music content provider Melodeo's services in Europe. EMI Music has agreed to supply digitalized music to Seattle-based mobile-music content provider Melodeo's servi ...