Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Nokia set to expand Comes with Music service

updated 04:45 pm EST, Mon January 19, 2009

Nokia music to expand

Nokia is planning on introducing its Comes with Music service into Singapore and Australia by March, according to a weekend report. Currently only available in the UK, Nokia is also working on introducing the unlimited music subscription service both in the previously mentioned near-term launches as well as to the US and Latin America sometime later in 2009.

Nokia's head of entertainment and communities, Tero Ojanpera, made the announcement at the MidemNet annual digital music conference in Cannes. Before the company can offer Comes with Music, he says, it needs to secure rights to distribute the music in every new country. A recently-completed pan-European deal also hints at the service's availability in European countries.

The company's service involves a one-year contract, during which users can download digital music to their handsets. After the contract expires, they can keep their downloaded tracks, which come from many independent musicians and groups as well as those from the four major labels.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

ActvContent Sync Smartband

Smartbands of all sorts are hitting the market. Some build on the buzz around fitness trackers, while others offer simpler features fo ...

RocketStor 6324L Thunderbolt 2 eSATA bridge

Like it or not, the shift to Thunderbolt is underway. The connection is extremely flexible, allowing for video and data to co-habitate ...

Patriot Stellar Boost XT 64GB USB 3.0 drive

A vast selection of USB memory sticks means that consumers can often find exactly the size drive they need in a configuration that can ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News