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Nokia and Warner sign music deal

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Jul 2008 13:47

Nokia and Warner sign music deal Nokia has announced they have signed a deal with Warner Music Group to make Warner music available through the phone maker's "Comes With Music" service as well as the Nokia music store.
"Comes With Music" is different from most other phone maker content services in that it allows users to keep all the music they have downloaded. It as unlimited subscription based model that costs $20 USD per month.

"(Comes With Music) is the first global initiative to fundamentally align the interests of music companies with telecommunications companies,"
said Edgar Bronfman, Warner Music Group Chief Executive.

Nokia has already struck similar deals with Universal and Sony BMG meaning the three large labels will have their catalogs available on the service when it launches in the Q3 this year.

Nokia, the world's largest phone maker, says it sold 146 million music-enabled phones last year. The current market for digital music downloads is $2.9 billion USD.

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