TNS predicts 2.1bn track downloads for UK unlimited mobile music services
Comes With Music and PlayNow plus have yet to launch, but analysts are already predicting big numbers for the respective unlimited mobile music services of Nokia and Sony Ericsson.Specifically, TNS Technology estimates that...
September 29, 2008
Sony Ericsson to announce Comes With Music rival next week?
A couple of weeks ago the Financial Times reported that Sony Ericsson is to launch an unlimited music service to rival Nokia's Comes With Music. Now another report has come from CNet claiming that the service will go...
September 19, 2008
Reports claim Sony Ericsson to launch unlimited music service
Sony Ericsson plans to take on Nokia's Comes With Music with its own unlimited music subscription service, according to a report in the Financial Times. It's expected to be an extension of the newly-launched PlayNow...
September 9, 2008
Nokia confirms no OTA downloads for Comes With Music 5310
Earlier this week, Nokia announced its launch plans for Comes With Music, with the 5310 XpressMusic handset due to go on sale through Carphone Warehouse in the UK next month. The fact that the phone was on a pay-as-you-go...
September 5, 2008
Nokia Comes With Music launching next month in the UK
Nokia has confirmed that its long-awaited Comes With Music service will launch in the UK next month, in advance of a European and Asian rollout next year. The first Comes With Music handset will be the 5310, which will be...
September 2, 2008
Carphone Warehouse reveals small print for Comes With Music
As you'll have seen from our earlier post, Nokia announced that its Comes With Music service will launch next month in the UK, with a special-edition 5310 handset to be sold through Carphone Warehouse on pay-as-you-go...
September 2, 2008
Rumour: Nokia to integrate its phones with Zune Marketplace
The blogosphere's been going mad overnight with a rumour that Nokia and Microsoft are working together to integrate the latter's Zune Marketplace store with the former's technology. “The joint development...
August 5, 2008
Nokia launches music store in Singapore
Nokia has introduced its own-brand Music Store into Singapore. The service – for both mobile and PC downloads – is heavy on local reperoire following a few key deals with local Asian Labels (inc. Ocean Butterflies...
May 1, 2008
Nokia ‘Comes With Music’ could cost dear
Executive reshuffles at Nokia suggest the company may have bitten off more than it can chew with its 'Comes With Music' plan. Nokia had earlier denied reports it has agreed to pay Universal Music $35 per handset...
April 29, 2008
Nokia Music Store opens for business in France
Another day, another new Nokia Music Store. This time it's France getting the handset maker's store, with 2.5 million tracks and a strong focus on French artists (an essential quality in a market where more than...
April 24, 2008
Nokia signs Sony BMG for Comes With Music, hints at $102 label payout per handset
We wrote yesterday about Nokia's planned announcement in London. Well, it was to reveal that Sony BMG has become the second major label to sign up for Comes With Music, joining UMG. Naturally, neither would comment on...
April 23, 2008