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...
February 11, 2019
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...
December 2, 2014
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
February 18, 2014
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...
November 19, 2013
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.
August 29, 2013
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.
July 5, 2013
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.
May 8, 2013
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...
August 11, 2011
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...
August 2, 2011
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...
May 26, 2011