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7digital Powers Samsung’s GALAXY Tab Music Service

October 20, 2010

LONDON, October 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ –

– Native Android Application Built By Samsung Using 7digital’s Open API
Platform

– Users Can Search, Discover, Preview, Purchase and Download Tracks Via
the Store’s Unique, Graphically Rich On-Screen Interface

– Developed on the Android 2.2 Operating System

– Available in 30 European Countries and North America

7digital, the leading digital media company, and Samsung, the consumer
electronics global leader, have partnered to develop a unique digital music
experience on the new Samsung GALAXY Tab. Developed using 7digital’s API, the
native music application enables users to easily search, discover, preview,
purchase and download tracks via the store’s powerful user interface. The
store is optimised for the GALAXY Tab’s 7-inch screen and Android 2.2
operating system.

“The partnership with 7digital has enabled Samsung to create a digital
music experience tailored to meet the needs of GALAXY Tab users,” according
to Samsung. “The power of 7digital’s open APIs combined with their extensive
music catalogue instantly gives GALAXY Tab users access to one of the most
comprehensive music services in the world, allowing them to quickly and
easily search, discover, preview and purchase tracks and albums directly on
their GALAXY Tab.”

The store application will be pre-installed on devices in 30 European
countries and North America. Tracks are available in the MP3 format with the
standard format being 320kbps MP3.

Ben Drury, CEO of 7digital, comments: “Our partnership with Samsung in
the creation of the music service on the incredible new GALAXY Tab
illustrates the flexibility of 7digital’s open technology and geographical
reach. The deep integration of our APIs within the GALAXY Tab music
application, combined with our extensive catalogue of MP3 music, provides a
fantastic user experience that makes it simple to discover and purchase
music.”

7digital’s open API provides partners with the flexibility to explore and
develop not only new digital music services, but also across all digital
media, including video, documents and ebooks. 7digital partnerships include
some of the leading pioneers in the digital entertainment space, including
Spotify, Last.fm, Songbird and Winamp to provide integrated purchasing
solutions. The 7digital entertainment ecosystem allows partners to experiment
with new digital distribution and purchasing models, across multiple
platforms and devices, ranging from download stores to streaming services,
PC-based services to mobile and other connected devices.

About 7digital

Established in 2004, 7digital.com is a leading digital media delivery
company based in London and operating globally. Through 7digital’s download
store (http://www.7digital.com) consumers can access over 10,000,000 legal
high quality MP3 music tracks as well as audiobooks and videos at competitive
prices across Europe and North America.

Combining 7digital’s secure and robust technology platform with the
broadest agreements in the digital media industry, the company provides
comprehensive digital download services to a wide range of partners around
the world. 7digital has worked with record companies, artists, FMCG brands,
retailers, consumer electronics companies, fashion brands, advertising
agencies and many other organisations to harness the power of digital
entertainment – music, video, audiobooks and ebooks, to engage customers. For
more information visit http://www.7digital.com/business

7digital has provided digital media services to hundreds of international
partners including, RIM, Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, Ubuntu, Spotify, Shazam,
Last.fm, Winamp, Songbird, HMV, Waterstone’s, Pernod Ricard, Nestle, Arcadia
Group, Adidas, Procter and Gamble, Universal Music, EMI, Warner Music and
Sony Music and have delivered millions of digital products in over 25
countries.

    Contact:
    Jonathan Southall
    7digital Marketing
    t: +44(0)207-099-7777
    Email: jonathan.southall@7digital.com
    Blog: http://blogs.7digital.com

SOURCE 7digital


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