Deezer Acquires Muve Music In Deal With Cricket Wireless
January 9, 2015 at 3:54 AM (PT)
DEEZER has acquired mobile music service MUVE MUSIC from AT&T for an undisclosed price.
MUVE was offered to customers to AT&T's prepaid CRICKET WIRELESS mobile service (recently acquired by AT&T as part of its purchase of LEAP WIRELESS); with the new deal, MUVE, which had been included with CRICKET plans using ANDROID phones and LTE, will end on FEBRUARY 7th and customers will be offered DEEZER beginning JANUARY 31st with a free trial and then will have the option for a free limited service or a premium limitless plan at a $6 monthly rate. DEEZER will be offered to users of iOS and Windows Phone handsets as well as ANDROID phones.
DEEZER North American CEO TYLER GOLDMAN said, "CRICKET has done an incredible job building MUVE into one of the largest music services in the U.S. DEEZER's 16 million listeners around the world share the same passion for music. We're thrilled to serve the music needs of CRICKET's vibrant audience."
CRICKET WIRELESS President JENNIFER VAN BUSKIRK added, "Customers are demanding more compelling services from both their music and wireless providers. This agreement illustrates our ongoing commitment to deliver the best value in prepaid wireless and satisfy our customers' growing need for an unparalleled premium music experience."