Music download sewvice Napster will try to claim a piece of the growing market for mobile phone ringtones through a partnership with Dwango Wireless, which specializes in wireless content. The Napster Mobile service will be available in the U.S. and Canada next year.
By Elizabeth Millard Wireless NewsFactor December 10, 2004 10:55AM Napster will try to grab a piece of the still-emerging ringtone market, after announcing a partnership with Dwango Wireless, a firm specializing in wireless entertainment content. The service that is expected to come out of the team, Napster Mobile, is slated to extend Napster's digital music into the ringtone realm. It will allow users to download ringtones through their computers and could include incentives to sign onto Napster's current PC-based music service. Napster Mobile will be available in the United States and Canada starting in 2005, according to news sources.