Labels Reach Out And Touch Wireless Services

December 2002
Billboard;12/7/2002, Vol. 114 Issue 49, p68
Trade Publication
Reports on the efforts of major U.S. record labels in pursuing business opportunities in wireless entertainment and related services as of December 7, 2002. Acquisition of wireless entertainment company Run Tones Inc. by Sony Music Entertainment; Launch of promotion and commerce service on the wireless service platform of AT&T by the Warner Music Group.


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