TITLE

Downloads: music to Nokia's ears…

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Richard
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;8/16/2006, Issue 2254, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of acquisition of Loudeye Technologies Inc. by Nokia Corp. for $60m. New types of mobile music devices will be offered by Nokia following the acquisition. According to predictions, the number of music downloaders will be more than 50 million by 2010. A range of digital music formats is already being supported by Nokia's existing music playing hand-sets. Loudeye's acquisition reflects that the future of iPod and iTunes is not bright.
ACCESSION #
23133420

 

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