- Mobitel Launches Zabavaj.se Music Site in Slovenia Powered by
Loudeye's OD2 Services
Loudeye Corp. (Nasdaq: LOUD), a worldwide leader in
business-to-business digital media solutions, today announced the
entry of its digital media services into the enlarged European Union
through the launch of Mobitel's Zabavaj.se music store in Slovenia.
Mobitel is a leading mobile operator in Slovenia.
The music store marks the 19th country in which Loudeye provides
digital media services.
Loudeye's OD2 services built a complete, custom-branded store for
the launch of Zabavaj.se. The site utilizes Microsoft's Windows Media
Audio format and digital rights management (DRM) to ensure high sound
quality and security. Mobitel's Zabavaj.se music store was designed
to be a user-friendly storefront with quick access to new releases,
extensive music samples, clear guidelines on the usage of downloaded
music and an intuitive "Dr. Download" help section, among other
"We are very excited about the launch of Zabavaj.se amid a growing
consumer interest across Slovenia for access to high quality, legal
downloads," said Tomi Sefman, head of Mobitel's subsidiary Planet 9.
"OD2 was an indispensable asset in helping us launch this store with
a compelling interface and content catalog that we believe creates an
attractive offer to music fans in Slovenia and also strengthens
Mobitel's position as one of the technologically most advanced
operators in region."
"Mobitel's music store launch signals further geographic extension
of our services as we power our first store in Slovenia," said
Charles Grimsdale, president and general manager of Loudeye's
international business operations. "By providing turnkey,
privately-branded digital music stores we can help a range of
companies, including portals and other Websites with high volumes of
traffic, differentiate themselves in the market and enhance their
branding through digital media service offerings."
About Loudeye Corp.
Loudeye is a worldwide leader in business-to-business digital
media solutions and the outsourcing provider of choice for companies
looking to maximize the return on their digital media investment.
Loudeye combines innovative products and services with the world's
largest music archive and the industry's leading digital media
infrastructure enabling partners to rapidly and cost effectively
launch complete, customized digital media stores and services. For
more information, visit www.loudeye.com
Forward Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking information within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These statements are based on current estimates and actual results
may differ materially due to risks, including adverse changes in the
market for distribution of digital music that Loudeye's OD2 services
target, in particular in new markets; potential delays in store
launch; loss of digital distribution rights from any major label;
adverse or uncertain legal developments with respect to copyrights
surrounding the creation and distribution of digital content; pricing
pressures and other activities by competitors; lack of market
acceptance for Loudeye's and its OD2 products and services; possible
delay in the adoption of digital media or related applications on the
web in general; and other risks set forth in Loudeye's most recent
Form 10-Q, Form 10-K and other SEC filings which are available
through EDGAR at www.sec.gov
. Loudeye assumes no obligation to
update the forward-looking statements.
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