|By Marketwire .||
|February 11, 2008 08:27 PM EST||
BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 02/11/08 -- Melodeo, Inc., a leader in mobile and online music and media services, today announced plans from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, to distribute their nuTsie mobile music service this spring on BlackBerry smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM) (TSX: RIM), including the popular BlackBerry® Pearl(TM) and BlackBerry® Curve(TM) Series smartphones. nuTsie will also be featured on the www.mobile.blackberry.com home page and the Built for BlackBerry web site (http://www.builtforblackberry.com).
nuTsie is a new mobile and online music service that allows anyone to listen to their iTunes music and playlists in hi-fi quality on their BlackBerry smartphone, PC or other mobile phone, as well as explore other users' playlists and share music with friends. nuTsie.com users can also find and listen to new music by searching and browsing by artist, member, category and song title.
"nuTsie allows our partners to leverage the high consumer demand for mobile music, as well as the popularity and existing consumer investment in iTunes," said Jeff Bartee, Director of Sales & Business Development for Melodeo, Inc. "We're excited to bring this product to the BlackBerry platform and we look forward to the commercial launch this spring."
Melodeo's mobile entertainment services now reach more than 50 million wireless customers through distribution deals and customer relationships with Alltel, AT&T, SunCom, T-Mobile, Danger, Motorola, Rogers Wireless in Canada, 3 in the UK and Ireland, China Unicom, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group in China; TDC in Denmark, Korean Telecom Freetel (KTF) in Korea and M1 in Singapore. Melodeo's mobile entertainment services are compatible with the majority of mobile handsets on the market.
About Melodeo, Inc.
Melodeo, Inc. is a leader in delivering music and other media to the Web and mobile devices. Through products such as nuTsie and Mobilcast, Melodeo combines powerful content, a simple user interface and access to any device, making it easy to enjoy and share entertainment with family and friends anytime and anyplace.
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For more information on nuTsie, or to schedule a meeting with Melodeo at
Mobile World Congress, please contact:
Jeff Bartee (in Barcelona)