Nokia Music+ Offers New Feature Enhancements to Nokia's Popular Mobile Music Streaming Service

Nokia Music+ Offers New Feature Enhancements to Nokia's Popular Mobile Music 
Streaming Service 
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/27/13 --  Nokia today announced
Nokia Music+, a new subscription-based upgrade to its popular
free-to-stream mobile music service, offering a range of additional
features for a minimal monthly fee. It will be rolling out as an
optional update to the existing service in Q1 2013. The existing
Nokia Music service will continue to be available free of charge,
with no advertisements, registration or subscription to Nokia Lumia
Nokia Music users create their own mixes or stream from playlists
curated by an expert team of musicologists and international artists.
Mixes can also be saved for offline playback.  
For only $3.99 per month, Nokia Music+ adds additional features for
enhanced listening enjoyment: 

--  The ability to download unlimited mixes for offline playback
--  Unlimited track skips providing greater opportunities to self-curate
    streamed music
--  The option to select higher quality audio when connecting via Wi-Fi
--  Lyric streaming for many tracks
--  Listen to Nokia Music via Internet-enabled devices including PC or

Jyrki Rosenberg, VP for Entertainment at Nokia, said, "By removing
barriers like adverts and sign-ins, Nokia Music makes it easy for
users to discover and enjoy music on the go. Nokia Music+ now
provides increased control over the listening experience at half the
cost of many third party services." 
Stephen Bryan, Executive Vice President, Digital Strategy and
Business Development, Warner Music Group, said "We know that many
music fans enjoy a curated, radio-style experience that mixes their
favourite tracks with new discoveries. By bringing a well-designed
digital radio service to its massive distribution footprint, Nokia is
catering to a global audience of under-served, casual music fans. Not
only that, Nokia Music+ will help introduce mobile subscribers to the
benefits of cloud-based music streaming, while creating exciting
opportunities for artists and songwriters." 
Rob Wells, President, Global Digital Business, Universal Music, said,
"Nokia have been in music for longer than most device manufacturers.
Their commitment to music is genuine and their music products are
really working for consumers. I'm very excited by the new
functionality and curation offered in their service upgrades; these
new elements really help them differentiate from their competition." 
Nokia Music+ will be available to Nokia Lumia owners as a paid for
update to the existing free service. It will be rolling out in the
first quarter of 2013 priced at $3.99. 
About Nokia 
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become an integral part of the lives of people around the world.
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and share experiences, access information, find their way or simply
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