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African telco MTN buys music-streaming service Simfy

In Europe, we knew Simfy as a German music-streaming service – one of the first to launch in that country – which ran in to problems in 2015 before striking a deal with Deezer to transfer its subscribers over to that...
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Warner Music Group pulls catalogue from Simfy

German streaming service Simfy is missing a notable chunk of its catalogue, after Warner Music Group pulled its music from the service. The news was first reported by German news site Wirtschafts Woche, including confirmation...
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Simfy the latest streaming service to arouse wrath of Merlin

When indie body Merlin criticises streaming services, it's usually because they haven't licensed its members works at launch (see: Myspace, Rdio, Rara and Songl in recent times). This week, though, German service Simfy is...
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German streaming service Simfy launches Simfy Next iPhone app

Simfy was one of the first streaming music services to secure a licensing deal with German collecting society GEMA, and then to get traction in the country.
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Simfy axes free service in Belgium blaming rights holders

Streaming music service Simfy has ditched its free tier in Belgium, laying the blame squarely at the door of rights holders.
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TuneCore inks Simfy deal including direct songwriter payments

Digital distributor TuneCore has signed an agreement with German streaming music service Simfy to get its artists' work onto the service.
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TuneCore inks Simfy deal including direct songwriter payments

Digital distributor TuneCore has signed an agreement with German streaming music service Simfy to get its artists' work onto the service.
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Simfy reveals 2m-user milestone in face of Spotify competition

Simfy now has 2m users, according to its press statement.
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Simfy reveals 2m-user milestone in face of Spotify competition

With Spotify launching in Germany today, it's no surprise to see local streaming music service Simfy pre-empting the news with its own announcement
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GEMA hits back at Grooveshark’s reasons for pulling out of Germany

Last week, streaming music firm Grooveshark shut down its site in Germany, redirecting users to local service Simfy, and blaming the "unreasonably high" licensing demands of German collecting society GEMA. However, GEMA begs...
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Streaming service simfy gets an iPad app

We've already seen iPad apps from Pandora and Rdio, but now they've been joined by German streaming music service simfy. Its iPad app went live on the App Store on Friday, and is free to download - but requires a Premium...
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Simfy launches competition case against Apple

German music site Simfy has launched an a competition case against Apple, saying that a three-month delay in approving Simfy's iPad application represents an abuse of Apple's market position...