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Vodafone Idea mulls new music-streaming strategy in India

We’ve written a lot about Indian streaming services Gaana, Saavn (now JioSaavn) and Wynk Music over the last couple of years. Their next source of competition may come from telco Vodafone, which recently merged with another...
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Vodafone tipped to snap up Tesco’s Blinkbox

British streaming music service Blinkbox signed up more than 1m registered users in its first year, reaching the milestone of 1bn streams. Yet the service – along with its video and e-book focused siblings – has been...
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Vodafone reaches 500k 4G subscribers in the UK six months after launch

Mobile operator Vodafone UK hase announced a mileston for its faster 4G network: it already has 400,000 subscribers signed up for its Red 4G plans
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Spotify strikes its 25th telco deal, with Vodafone Ireland

Streaming music services compare themselves to rivals using various stats: active users, paying subscribers, size of catalogue, payouts to rightsholders... and also how many partnerships they have with ISPs and mobile operators. Expect...
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Vodafone and O2 roll out 4G networks

The 4G market in the UK has so far been dominated by EE since October last year but now O2 and Vodafone are rolling put their own 4G networks.
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MusicQubed gets former BlackBerry and Vodafone exec as chairman

MusicQubed is the British startup behind the O2 Tracks subscription mobile app, which has so far attracted more than 500k signups in the UK.
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Slacker tipped for UK launch, possibly with Vodafone

US streaming radio service Slacker is preparing to cross the Atlantic, according to the Indie Artist Management blog.
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Today’s wider angles 1st June 2012

Today's wider angles June 1st 2012
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Vodafone launches festival-focused photos site

Vodafone UK has launched a new site called VIP Album, designed to help people share photos taken at various music festivals this summer. The idea: users combine their own shots with those taken by professional snappers to...
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Tweetfields site to aggregate music festival tweets

Vodafone has teamed up with social politics startup Tweetminster for a new site, Tweetfields, which will aggregate tweets from website, bloggers and influential users from this summer's music festivals. Well, better late...
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Vodafone relaunches its music service

Operator group Vodafone has revamped and relaunched its music service, which will now run across online, Android and BlackBerry handsets. The focus remains on MP3 track bundles - in the UK...
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Vodafone releasing €90 Android smartphone in Europe

Mobile operator Vodafone has announced plans to launch the Vodafone Smart handset in Germany, Italy and the UK this summer, before rolling it out to other markets.