Best Buy buys Napster

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is to acquire digital music shop Napster for an aggregate price of $121m. The proposed acquisition includes Napster’s 700,000 digital subscribers, its web-based customer service platform, and its mobile operation, which counts O2 and AT&T among its customers. “We believe Napster brings us excellent capabilities in the mobility space, as […]

O2 Germany gives away unlimited music

O2 Germany has turned to Napster in a bid to drive up its fixed line numbers and is giving away access to the Napster music service with all new subscriptions. Customers signing up for the DSL service between January and the end of March will receive one year’s access to Napster to Go, valued at […]

AT&T gets tunes from Napster

From mid November, US operator AT&T will make more than 5 million music tracks available to its subscribers via the Napster Mobile service. AT&T wireless will be able to search the music catalogue, preview samples of each song and purchase and download the music from their wireless handsets in less than a minute. Customers will […]

AT&T offers free Napster access

US operator AT&T this week struck a deal with music download site Napster, giving customers free unlimited access to more than 3 million songs for one year. The offer starts Sunday, April 1, and is available across the company’s nationwide wireless network on select tariffs as well as via the operator’s triple lay bundles. Napster […]

Napster Mobile to go live next week

The now legal peer to peer file sharing network, Napster, on Thursday announced its first deployment of Napster Mobile. US regional operator SunCom Wireless, which operates a GSM network in the Southeast US, will offer over the air downloads of music to handsets and PCs from next week. “Wireless continues to be a very significant […]


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