Saturday, October 25, 2014
Search
  
Friday, May 12, 2000
 EMI Plans Digital Delivery Trial
You are sending an email that contains the article
and a private message for your recipient(s).
Your Name:
Your e-mail: * Required!
Recipient (e-mail): *
Subject: *
Introductory Message:
HTML/Text
(Photo: Yes/No)
(At the moment, only Text is allowed...)
 
Message Text: "...EMI Recorded Music announced Wednesday that it would release more than 100 albums and over forty singles as part of a digital download trial. The U.K.-based music company, one of the top five major-label groups, will make available works by such artists as Pink Floyd, D'Angelo, the Spice Girls, Snoop Dogg, Frank Sinatra and Tina Turner.

The downloads will be sold through major online retailers starting July 1 in North America. The company plans to work with digital service providers to enable the retailers to sell EMI downloads in a single format of Windows Media, at least initially. Consumers will be able to use downloads on home computers, burn CD-Rs and transfer copies to portable devices. EMI will also allow up to two re-installs of a download onto consumer systems in case of technical problems.

Retail pricing for the albums and singles should be similar to that which is used in traditional retail sales, according to an EMI statement. "Digital delivery will eventually become part of our standard release pattern," said EMI CEO Ken Barry. "We are committed to making high quality music available to the consumer in a variety of media. This will allow our artists' fans to take advantage of new ways of consuming music, while ensuring that artists and producers are compensated for their work. This trial is just the beginning..."

 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .