NOKIA COMES WITH MUSIC NOW COMES WITH INGROOVES
Nokia Service To Include Content From Leading Independent Music Distributor, INgrooves
San Francisco & London, February 18, 2009 – INgrooves, a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotional services to the independent music community, announced today that it has joined the Nokia Comes With Music service, a revolutionary way for music lovers to discover and enjoy music.
Those who purchase a Nokia Comes With Music device will gain access to INgrooves extensive catalog of independent music. Consumers will be able to download tracks to both their mobile device and computer through the Nokia Music Store during the first twelve months that they own their Nokia device. Once the year is over, consumers can keep the music they’ve downloaded.
“Nokia’s Comes with Music service creates a dynamic and compelling way for consumers to gain access to our music,” stated Robb McDaniels, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, INgrooves. “And it goes to the heart of what INgrooves is all about: providing our partner labels and artists even more innovative ways to connect with their customers everywhere.”
“We are thrilled to have the INgrooves team on board with Comes With Music,” said Liz Schimel, Global Head of Music, Nokia. “We want to give people the freedom to explore a huge range of music without having to go through a tollbooth every time they want to listen to new artists. Working with INgrooves means we can offer a great catalog of independent music.”
INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues. For more information, check out www.ingrooves.com.