- Sony BMG signed a digital distribution agreement with mobile content firm iO global. The deal allows iO to deliver more than 300,000 songs from the Sony BMG catalog to mobile devise, as well as PCs and TVs, vie its network operator partners. The deal covers South and West Africa.

- On-demand streaming music service Lala.com has struck music licensing deal with The Harry Fox Agency. The deal allows Lala users to stream full version s of songs administered by HFA from the Lala service before deciding whether to buy them or not. The Lala service does not charge a subscription fee for the on-demand service, and instead believes CD sales will cover the costs.

- Mobile content provider PlayPhone has scored a music licensing deal with EMI Music, allowing it to distribute ringtones through its Web site and other distribution partners.