Pop artist Eamon has emerged at the top of the first ringtones chart to provide accurate data for the U.K. market, with a ringtone from the track "I Don't Want You Back."
O2 Germany, the German arm of mobile operator MMO2, has struck a deal with Sony Music Germany to deliver new singles to mobile customers two weeks before the CDs hit stories.
A recent report by high-tech market research firm In-Stat/MDR - owned by Variety's parent company Reed Business - predicts US mobile video services will be worth $5.4 billion a year in 2009.
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Sony Music Entertainment and Vodafone announced the world's largest mobile operator-music company content distribution agreement on Monday.
Warner Music U.K. is scrapping promotional CDs of pre-release music in favor of Internet distribution.
Mforma, the US company which claims to be the world's largest distributor of mobile content, has acquired MobileGame Korea (MoGame), a leading developer and publisher of mobile games in Korea.
A study by mobile phone operator Nokia has found that phone users are willing to spend up to a third more per month, €7.4 ($8.80), to receive largely entertainment-based content.
Mobile operator O2 is organizing a country-wide series of 50-odd music events this summer, involving several key industry partners, to promote its O2 Music service. This service, launched in…
In a unique marketing push, Nike's new pan-European soccer commercial "The Other Game" has been launched on mobile phones before TV.
European cell phone operator O2 and diskery BMG have formed an innovative marketing partnership.
The market for mobile content is finally starting to take off after several years of unfulfilled promise. Worldwide revenue from mobile content-based services will amount to $8 billion this year, up…