Sprint Nextel has signed a private label agreement with RingPlus, which provides ringback tone-based services. RingPlus will operate as an MVNO using the Sprint network and offer wireless voice
Consumers across the globe will spend $6.3 billion on digital music in 2011, up from $5.9 billion a year ago, according to research firm Gartner. Annual digital music revenues are on pace to reach
Regional operator U.S. Cellular is introducing Ringback Radio, a new music service enabling subscribers to access pre-selected ringbacks that refresh on a monthly basis.
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Just a few years ago, analysts were predicting that ringback tones would take over the mobile music market. Ringtones had been selling successfully, so why shouldn't ringback tones--essentially
Performing rights organization BMI has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against T-Mobile USA, alleging the operator sold ringback tones without the necessary licensing agreements in place.
Managed mobile personalization services provider LiveWire Mobile announced the introduction of a new standards-based web service for ringback tones, promising seamless integration for customers to
In all, ringtones' share of total U.S. mobile music revenues fell from 80 percent in 2005 to 63 percent in 2008. SNL Kagan credits the slump to consumers learning to create their own ringtones by
Ringback sales in the U.S. will surpass the $235 million mark in 2009 according to music performing rights organization BMI. With an estimated 10 million U.S. subscribers now signed up for ringback
Verizon Wireless announced the introduction of Business Ringback Tones, enabling organizations with mobile contact numbers to replace the generic ring callers hear with customized messages. According
Worldwide ringback revenues will nearly triple to $4.7 billion by 2012 according to a new forecast issued by research firm MultiMedia Intelligence, which anticipates ringbacks will fall just shy of