Category Archives: Mobile Music
Smart Search is a new service launched in partnership with MCN (Mobile Content Networks) and the Philippines mobile operator SMART Communications.
What is Smart Search?
Smart Search is an SMS based search service. It concerns music content and basically any text query on music can be send to the shortcode 7600.
At launch it will be free [...]
QuickPlay and Virgin Mobile today announced a new music service for the Indian market. Vmusic will be the first unlimited service for full-track music downloads from Virgin Mobile in India. Quickplay will be providing the infrastructure for the service, which will be free to subscribers… for the first 12 months, anyway.
vJazz phones from Virgin Mobile [...]
mSpot, the company that provides mobile music services and create your own ringtone deals, has teamed with CBS Radio and Last.fm.
They have collaborated to offer personalised radio services.
Basically AT&T Wireless customers will get a customised listening and entertainment experience.
So, from what I gather the radio will be a blend of different radio services. From sports, [...]
Nokia is exploring the possibilities of big label branded mobile handsets to attract “brand advocates”, according to AdvertisingAge. The idea is that fans of certain brands or labels would be happy to display their loyalty on their actual handsets, in return for access to exclusive on-phone content related to that brand, and a possible price [...]
Delivr has teamed up with rock band Green Day to promote the release of the band’s new Album 21st Century Breakdown on mobile.
• Beginning today, May 1st Green Day fans and street team members can visit Green Day on Delivr to share exclusive mobile-friendly content across several popular mobile, social, and microblogging services.
Example : http://greenday.delivr.com/105gg
• Delivr [...]
The new vJazz mobile phone from Virgin Mobile India is it’s latest attempt to catch the youth segment. The phone is aimed square at music lovers, coming pre-packaged with the vMusic service – but the allure of the vJazz is that all music downloads are free for a year with the phone.
The phone comes with [...]
Following on from the article from new music correspondent Val on NIN (here).. this is just to report that the application is now live and can be downloaded for free at:
If you are in music or have a unique music proposition don’t hesitate to contact me and I will put you in touch with Val.
MTV Networks and network operator GO have partnered to launch an exclusive MTV Mobile brand in Malta. GO, which provides telephony, internet and TV services, will be releasing special MTV Mobile SIM cards for their youth market. These SIM cards will give user access to exclusive content, including mobile music, video and Internet.
MTV Networks International’s [...]
mSpot announced today that its Make-UR-Tones application will now be a core offering for customers of US Cellulars new high-speed EVDO (evolution-data optimized) network. Make-UR-Tones is a mobile app that allows users to create their own ringtones from any of the songs on mSpot’s 400,000 strong catalog.
Users create the ringtone by choosing up to 30 [...]
Myxer today announced that it has acquired 20 million users, who average 55 million downloads per month – roughly 21 downloads every second. It claims that it’s current total of over 350 million downloads since launch makes it the mobile webs largest content community.
Who are these Myxer peole anyway?
Myxer is an ad-supported mobile content service. [...]
Fox Mobile Distribution has announced a ringtone agreement through Winamp with AOL in Europe and Canada. Fox will now able to sell ringtones and other mobile content from within the new version of the media player, Winamp 5.55
Winamp, which claims to have 77 million users worldwide, will display links to mobile content whenever a user [...]
Imagine meeting a person who has been fighting for your rights and setting the foundations for your own personal business model over the course of the last NINE YEARS, and you’ve only met them just today!
This was my meeting Ralph Simon, MEF Americas Chairman Emeritus and Founder. The Mobile Entertainment Forum has been setting out [...]
From his home in Los Angeles, Trent Reznor is seen here, with NIN Art Director Rob Sheridan, explaining the new NIN Application that is awaiting approval for release on the Apple iPhone.
The GPS based functions allow fans to not only share content, but to see exactly where each other are, and where the content is [...]
Tunecore.com, an online digital distributor of music and film, has submitted their “Tunecore Discover Music” application to the iPhone store.
Tunecore is a service that is available to anyone who wishes to sell and distribute music and video, through such major online retailers as iTunes, Rhapsody, Amazon, and Napster. There is a flat rate to upload [...]