Tag: telcos

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Snap and Live Nation launched AR lenses for Governors Ball event

It involved a third partner, telco Verizon Wireless, with Snap creating two AR lenses for Snapchat users to create with during the festival.
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Tuned Global talks telcos, wellness and local streaming growth

For B2B music company Tuned Global, years of hard work on its technology platform and music offering have been paying off in 2020 and 2021 so far. "We've had a great last year: we've almost doubled as a business," says...
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Spanish telco Telefónica launches its own music service

Ah, the age-old cycle of telcos launching their own music services, then shutting them down in favour of partnerships with third-party music DSPs, then launching their own music services again, then… Well, you get the...
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Mdundo reveals latest telco deal: with Vodacom Tanzania

Telcos are set to play an important role in the evolution of music streaming across Africa, both through the rollout of their 4G networks and cheaper mobile data plans, and through partnerships with streaming services. The...
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Audiomack signs data bundle deal with telco MTN in Nigeria

Streaming service Audiomack has been setting its sights strongly on Africa in recent times, and its latest deal continues that expansion. The company is working with telco MTN Nigeria on an ‘Audiomack+MTN Data Bundle’...
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MTN Rwanda launches a pay-as-you-play streaming service

Telco MTN Rwanda has launched a new music streaming service that charges by the minute. It’s called MusicTime and has launched initially as an Android app. MTN customers who download it can buy 120 minutes for RWF 200...
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Deezer and uduX announce their latest deals with telcos

There are still plenty of partnerships to be done between music streaming services and telcos, in established and high-potential markets alike. The latest example of the former is Deezer’s tie-up with Austrian company...
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Japanese telco NTT DoCoMo adds western music with Napster deal

Streaming is finally (if slowly) taking off in Japan, thanks in part to competition from local and global services. One of those belongs to telco NTT DoCoMo, via a partnership with Japanese firm RecoChoku. The service...
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MTN Nigeria and Tidal announce partnership

African telco MTN Nigeria and Tidal have announced a partnership which allows MTN users to access Tidal’s streaming service via their phones in a wide variety of short and long-term subscriptions. In December 2018, MTN...
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Reliance Industries investment might help TikTok beat India ban

With so much media attention focused on TikTok's potential acquisition and/or ban in the US, we shouldn't forget that the app remains blocked in what was previously its biggest market: India. Now it seems an investment...
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Google joins Facebook with stake in JioSaavn’s parent telco

Reliance Jio Platforms is the parent company of Jio, the largest telco in India and the owners of the JioSaavn music streaming service. The company has been on a spree of funding announcements in recent months – raising...
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T-Mobile US launches three-month Tidal trial for customers

Telco bundles can help drive up subscriber numbers when certain networks buddy up with particular DSPs. It is no surprise that T-Mobile US users are being offered three months of Tidal for free given that Tidal has a long-standing...