Vivendi awards its Midem "Coup de Coeur" to cubic.fm
PARIS -- February 3, 2014
Vivendi (Paris:VIV) awarded its "Coup de Coeur" prize to cubic.fm today at
Midem, the International Music Trade Fair in Cannes. In the era of music
streaming, this company has developed an innovative music recommendation
service, enabling music discovery based on the tastes of the consumer, his or
her state of mind and interests.
The Vivendi "Coup de Coeur" award is part of Midemlab, an international
competition for start-ups and application developers helping musicians and
artists to develop their audiences and fans. A special jury composed of
Vivendi and Universal Music Group senior executives chose cubic.fm from 30
Vivendi groups together leaders in content, media and telecommunications.
Canal+ Group is the French leader in pay-TV, also operating in French-speaking
Africa, Poland and Vietnam; its subsidiary Studiocanal is a leading European
player in production, acquisition, distribution and international film sales.
Universal Music Group is the world leader in music; it recently strengthened
and diversified its position with the acquisition of EMI Recorded Music. GVT
is a telecoms and media/content distribution in Brazil. In addition, Vivendi
owns SFR, a French leader in alternative telecoms.
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