Mulling Mobile Music's Potential

Marek, Sue
September 2005
Wireless Week;9/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 19, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the growth potential of mobile music service in the U.S. Wireless operators that will launch their downloadable mobile music service in 2006; Factor attributed to the popularity of mobile music, according to Nick Holland, senior analyst with Pyramid Research; Use of the MPEG 4 AAC-Plus as the standard codec for high quality audio; Difference between the streaming music and downloading music services, according to Paul Reddick, vice-president for business development and production planning at Sprint Nextel.


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