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Groove Mobile Partners With 24-7 MusicShop



LONDON (ENGLAND) / BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS (USA) – January 8, 2006 -- Groove Mobile, the world’s leading mobile music commerce platform has joined forces with 24-7 MusicShop, Europe’s leading B2B digital distribution provider to offer the most complete dual delivery music download solution in the market. Groove Mobile powers the 3UK Music Store and a dozen other music services across the globe. In addition to providing Groove Mobile with the online components for the 3UK Music Store, 24-7 MusicShop powers 27 download stores across Europe and Canada.

“Partnering with 24-7 MusicShop helps us provide an innovative online solution for our mobile music services,” stated Adam Sexton, Chief Marketing Officer of Groove Mobile. “Together, we are meeting the demands of today’s highly engaged mobile music fans who want music delivered to mobile phones and integrated with their other listening options.”

In this partnership 24-7 MusicShop provides a sophisticated and cutting-edge online download platform to complement Groove Mobile’s music service offerings. 3UK customers who purchase a music track on their phone via Groove Mobile’s music service can also simultaneously retrieve a high quality version of the track online via 24-7 MusicShop’s technology. This allows tracks to be burned on a CD or transferred to other devices such as a PC. Likewise, any tracks purchased within the online music store can also be downloaded to a mobile handset.

“This is the perfect partnership between two companies that are leading players in digital music distribution”, says Jonathan Smith, Director UK & Ireland for 24-7 MusicShop. “Together Groove Mobile and 24-7 MusicShop provide one of the most complete solutions for distributing music simultaneously via mobile and online.”


Groove Mobile is the world’s leading mobile music service. Groove Mobile’s Complete Music Gateway includes Full Track Mobile Downloads, Peer-to-Peer Sharing and Personalized Music Recommendations, in addition to providing Personalized and Programmed Streaming Radio, Music Subscriptions, and more. Groove Mobile powers the UK’s top rated mobile music service and the first mobile music service in the US. Groove Mobile launched the world’s first secure peer-to-peer distribution in the mobile space, with its pioneering Tell-a-Friend feature. Groove Mobile’s direct download service is available in the US, Canada, the UK, Europe, and Australasia and provides access to music from all the major labels and the top independent labels and distributors.

24-7 MusicShop with offices in the UK, Germany, Spain and Denmark, is the leading B2B technology provider specializing in online and mobile distribution of digital entertainment. Via its comprehensive system, the company has fulfilled millions of commercial and promotional downloads for major retailers, telcos, software and hardware manufacturers, record labels and media companies worldwide. 24-7 MusicShop offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure that provides its customers with the highest level of reliability, flexibility, security and bandwidth. With license agreements in place with all the major record companies and 5,000 independent labels, 24-7 MusicShop is a turnkey one-stop-shop for the seamless, distribution of digital media


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