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nuTsie Extends BlackBerry Music Service With Handango

August 14, 2008

nuTsie, a leader in mobile and online music, announced service today on BlackBerry smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) including the popular BlackBerry(R) Pearl(TM) and BlackBerry(R) Curve(TM) Series smartphones, through leading mobile software purveyor Handango.

nuTsie allows anyone to listen to their iTunes music and playlists in hi-fi quality on their BlackBerry smartphone, Web-connected computer or other mobile phone; they can also receive recommended music based on their playlists, explore other users’ playlists and share music with friends.

“nuTsie on BlackBerry has been a huge success, and we’re excited to bring this service to even more people through Handango,” said Dave Dederer, Vice President of Business Development at Melodeo and founding member of the GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum rock band The Presidents of the United States of America.

nuTsie offers BlackBerry owners an easy, inexpensive way to access their iTunes libraries on the go and to hear new music from other users’ playlists. nuTsie also offers a superior music recommendation engine, which gets to know your iTunes collection and makes suggestions based on hundreds or thousands of data points.

nuTsie is available immediately on Handango for a one-time fee of $19.95, covering all-you-can-eat music for the life of the device, or for a monthly subscription of $4.99.

nuTsie & 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 from any device, making it easy to enjoy and share entertainment anytime and anyplace.

Melodeo reaches more than 50 million wireless customers through distribution deals and customer relationships with Alltel, AT&T, T-Mobile, Handmark, Thumbplay, Danger, Motorola, Rogers, 3, China Unicom, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group in China, TDC in Denmark, Korean Telecom Freetel (KTF) and M1. Melodeo’s mobile entertainment services are compatible with the majority of mobile handsets on the market.

Web sites: http://www.nutsie.com, http://www.melodeo.com, http://www.mobilcast.com

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

 For more information on nuTsie (press-only), please contact:  Jon Anderson Melodeo, Inc. (206) 660-0050 janderson@melodeo.com

SOURCE: Melodeo, Inc.




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