UMG Gets A BUZ In Mobile Music Service
August 29, 2007 at 11:40 AM (PT)
The UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has pacted with BUZ INTERACTIVE, the leader in personalized voicemail messaging services, so BUZ users will have access to UMG’s music catalog of chart-topping artists through BUZ’s breakthrough GETaBUZ voicemail messaging service. GETaBUZ (www.getabuz.com) allows anyone to create a "BUZ," a voicemail greeting that combines their voice message any of the thousands of UMG selections.
"We are delighted to partner with BUZ, whose service is strengthening the connection between artists and fans," stated RIO CARAEFF, EVP of UMG's eLABS, the company's new media and technologies division. "The launch of this new mobile music product is just one example of how UNIVERSAL MUSIC is continuing to cultivate online entertainment by offering our consumers even more ways to enjoy the musical experience."
"For many people, the mobile phone is the ultimate accessory, and they are always looking for new and unique ways to personalize it," said BUZ Interactive Pres. ERIC SIRKIN. "We're excited to be partnering with UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP to make their tremendous catalog of top artists available to GETaBUZ users, providing even more options for creativity and expression."