Nokia Welcomes WMG To 'Comes With Music'
July 1, 2008 at 5:37 AM (PT)
NOKIA and WARNER MUSIC GROUP have partnered to include WMG's catalog available through NOKIA Music Stores around the world as well as through the company's "Comes With Music" service.
"WARNER MUSIC GROUP has been a pioneer in developing new digital music business models and we are very pleased to have them supporting both the NOKIA Music Store and Comes With Music," said NOKIA EVP/Head Of NOKIA Entertainment And Communities Business TERO OJANPERA. "Comes With Music enables people to access great content, provides artists to wider exposure with new and existing fans, and creates new revenue for all stakeholders."
"NOKIA's Comes With Music service will be a significant step forward in the evolution of digital music. It's the first global initiative to fundamentally align the interests of music companies with telecommunications companies," said WMG Chairman/CEO EDGAR BRONFMAN, JR. "Through this innovative service and business model, all parties are equally driven to create the best and most comprehensive music offering designed to meet the ever-expanding consumer appetite for music and music-enabled devices."