July 2, 2008

Nokia, Warner to Collaborate in Music Service Program

Nokia, Warner to collaborate in music service program

HELSINKI, July 1 (Xinhua) -- The Warner Music Group has agreed to join a Nokia music service program, the Finnish mobile phone-maker said Tuesday.

The Nokia Comes With Music program, expected to be launched during the second half of this year, will allow Nokia customers to download unlimited music from various artists onto their mobile devices during the first year of ownership, Nokia said in a statement.

"The Warner Music Group has been a pioneer in developing new digital music business models and we are pleased to have them on board," Tero Ojanperae, the head of Nokia's entertainment unit, said in the statement.

Nokia has signed similar agreements with Universal Music Group International and Sony BMG.

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