MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SUNDAY, APRIL 19TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Business News (more headlines) 02-03-2013

WiMP Expands Cooperation With Telenor

Bookmark and Share
Music Service WiMP has signed a new distribution agreement with Telenor. in Norway WiMP already has an agreement with Telenor and Telenor-owned Canal Digital, where approximately 700,000 customers get WiMP included in their TV subscription. The new agreement will also include bundle with specific data packages by Telenor and also makes Telenor a reseller of WiMP.

The agreement will generate revenues for WiMP of minimum NOK 28 million over the next two years.

"We already have a close relationship with Telenor and now we expand in a way that will bring music and WiMP out to an even wider audience across Norway. This is an agreement that has great importance for establishing streaming into the public domain and ensure even more revenue to the music industry", says Per Einar Dybvik, general manager of WiMP Norway.

WiMP launched in Norway in February 2010 and concluded in early 2011 its agreement with Canal Digital. User numbers has grown steadily since, and WiMP now expects further growth in Norway via the new agreement.

"In addition to the agreement with Telenor, we're also doing a large collaboration with by:Larm in the first quarter. WiMP also focus on a strong individual editorial team working to show what happens in the local and international music scene, something we are going to be even better at this year. We see that many users choose us over competitors precisely because of this", says Dybvik.

WiMP has licensed over 20 million tracks and had by third quarter 2012 approximately 350,000 paying users in all countries. The service is available in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland and the Netherlands under a different brand.

WiMP is headquartered in Oslo, but owned by Aspiro AB, listed in Sweden. Largest shareholders in Aspiro by around 75%, are the Norwegian trio Schibsted, Platekompaniet and Ferd Capital, while a number of minority shareholders, mainly Swedish, holds the remaining 25%.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Chinese Rockers Second Hand Rose To Perform Paleo Festival, One Of Europe's Largest Music Events

ArtistMax To Present Three-Day Artist Development Sessions At LA’s Legendary Village Studios

Piece Of The Rack: Eventide H3000 Factory Plug-In $150 Off

IQzic Music Discovery Platform Now Open To All

Eventide Announces H9 Max Spring Giveaway

Celebrating 10 Years Of Success And Community In The Midwest With Mindset Evolution

The Underground Presents PLANETROX China 2015

Dramatic New Solo Piano Album Represents Several "Firsts" For Award-Winning Artist Fiona Joy And Cookie Marenco’s Blue Coast Music Group



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» IFPI Publishes Digital Music Report 2015
» IConnectivity Releases IConnectAUDIO4+
» UMG And Class Action Attorneys Propose Settlement Agreement On Digital Download Royalties
» CMT Announces Plans To Produce Its First-Ever Music Video For An Artist
» Fair Play Fair Play Act Introduced To Address Musician And Label Compensation
» Outline Names Luca Giaroli Business Development Manager
» Overstock.com Rocks Style With Live Bret Michaels
» The 20th Annual USA Songwriting Competition Accepting Entries
» Through Trials And Tribulations, New York Rock Outfit THE ROYAL GUARD Set To Debut Powerful Sophomore Album
» Canadian Singer/Songwriter Billy Grima Signs With MTS Management Group


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» INTRO Electronic Music Festival: Interview With DJ Weng Weng
» VUE Audiotechnik Establishes VUE China
» March 28, 2015: A Black Day For Yaogun (Chinese Rock)
» Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China
» Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment
» Rock In Rio Teams With Fanstang To Stream Festival In Mainland China And Integrate Chinese Music Into Future Shows
» Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China
» Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China
» Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment
» Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China
» ReverbNation And SESAC To Nurture Emerging Artists
» Veteran Chinese Rocker Wu Tong Presents "Song Of The Sheng"

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.