IMF: THE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FEED GOES AMP’D
IMF Will Offer Subscribers Dedicated 24-hour Mobile Music Channel and Music Video-On-Demand (VOD) Service
Los Angeles, California, May 11, 2006 – IMF: The International Music Feed, the multi-platform music entertainment brand that offers TV, VOD, Broadband and Mobile video music channels, has entered into a carriage agreement with Amp’d Mobile, the first fully integrated mobile entertainment company, it was announced today by IMF President Andy Schuon.
As part of the agreement, Amp’d Mobile subscribers will not only have access to a dedicated 24-hour mobile music video channel, but to IMF’s dynamic video-on-demand service (VOD), which features music videos from its innovative global programming. Videos include such chart-topping artists as Eminem, Godsmack, Pussycat Dolls, Black Eyes Peas, and Mariah Carey among thousands of others.
About IMF: The International Music Feed
IMF: The International Music Feed went live on January 20, 2005, and is the first 24 hour all-music channel to feature the best music from around the world. Music truly is universal, and IMF is committed to creating the world’s premiere music broadcast destination, featuring music videos, exclusive artist interviews and special programming. IMF is currently available on Dish Network, Channel 157. More information is available at IMF.com.
IMF is a division of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company with wholly owned record operations or licensees in 75 countries. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry’s largest global music publishing operations.
Universal Music Group consists of record labels Decca Music Group, Deutsche Grammophon, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Geffen Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Philips, Polydor Records, Universal Music Latino, Universal Motown Records Group, and Verve Music Group as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry, which is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes eLabs, a new media and technologies division, Universal Music Mobile and IMF: The International Music Feed.
Universal Music Group is a unit of Vivendi, a global media and communications company.