MIDEM, CANNES, France, January 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Omnifone's commercial team negotiates landmark music licensing deal with GEMA opening up German market to legitimate subscription based digital music services - German subscription licensing rates brought into line with rest of European market - GEMA awards Omnifone first global subscription licensing for Sony's cloud-based music services "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity" which launches in Germany this weekend - GEMA enables the first legitimate royalties revenue stream for Germany's music publishers and composers from subscription based digital music services
Through its negotiations for Sony’s cloud based digital music service "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity", Omnifone worked with GEMA, the authors’ association for works of music, to establish a new licensing agreement for unlimited music services.
Germany Europe Jeff Hughes
Germany Tim Schaaff
Omnifone and GEMA’s agreement will enable the introduction of further globally competitive subscription based music services into the German market, providing consumers with legitimate subscription based music services and generating new revenue streams for German rights holders.
Omnifone is the world’s leading independent provider of cloud-based unlimited music services for consumer electronics vendors, ISPs, automotive and mobile companies including the likes of Sony, HP, Sony Ericsson, Vodafone, Hutchison who are rolling out Omnifone’s multi-award winning unlimited music services globally.
MusicStation(R), Omnifone’s multi-award winning cloud based unlimited music platform is utilised by partners in 21 countries worldwide, enabling legitimate unlimited music access direct-to-device across a wide range of in-home, in-car, mobile and PC device platforms, tailored specifically to partner requirements.
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Further information Tim Hadley Omnifone +447976410001 [email protected] Isabel Palmtag GEMA Press officer and director online projects +49-89-48003-429 +49-172-858-60-23 [email protected]
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