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Music Ally Report: The ups and downs of streaming music

Our lead examines 2009's raise of Spotify and Padora services and the debate around the economics behind them.
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Virgin Media reports ‘good progress’ with unlimited music service

Virgin Media has been forced to issue a statement about how swimmingly its plans for an unlimited music download service are going, following a report in New Media Age suggesting the UK ISP may be forced to drop the unlimited...
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Okay, okay, so Telco 2.0 didn’t see a Virgin Media announcement

No big unveiling yesterday at the Telco 2.0 conference - something to do with the Yellow Submarine broadband router not being ready...
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Virgin Media to unveil its music service this morning?

This morning sees the second day of the Telco 2.0 conference in London, with what looks like a fun Media 2.0 session
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Report claims Virgin Media unlimited music service not so unlimited

There's been much excitement around UK ISP Virgin Media's plans for a subscription-based unlimited MP3 download service, yet also persistent rumours that not every major label is as enthusiastic about the prospect as launch...
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Sky Songs launch imminent, but Virgin Media rival losing unlimited MP3s aspect?

EMI, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group have signed on the dotted line for BSkyB's Sky Songs music service, which according to the Telegraph will launch this week in the UK (although Billboard says next...
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Music Ally Report: Too unlimited?

Our lead examines dramatic changes going on in the industry: from unit-based puchashing to volume restrictions?
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Labels still mulling Virgin Media’s unlimited music model

Universal Music Group may be bullish about UK ISP Virgin Media's plans for an unlimited MP3 download service, but a report in New Media Age suggests that EMI and Sony Music remain unconvinced by the business model - and specifically...
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Report: Nokia to remove DRM from Comes With Music

Users might be able to keep all the songs they download from Nokia's Comes With Music service, but its DRM means they can't be played on other devices or burned to CDs.
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Virgin Media and UMG launching unlimited music service

UK ISP Virgin Media has teamed up with Universal Music Group for its long-awaited unlimited music service, which has been announced today but won't launch until later in the year. However, alongside it, Virgin is committing...
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Duffy, Sugababes and Ronan Keating back Virgin Media / UMG unlimited music service

Okay, so UK ISP Virgin Media and Universal Music Group have teamed up for an unlimited streaming and downloads music service, as we just reported. But what does Duffy think about it, you're probably wondering to yourself?”When...
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Stephen Carter welcomes Virgin Media / UMG music service

The UK's minister for communications, technology and broadcasting, Stephen Carter, has welcomed the announcement of Virgin Media and UMG's unlimited streaming and downloads music service.”Government has a...