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Nokia to offer paid upgrade to Lumia-only music service – CNET

  1. 1. Nokia to offer paid upgrade to Lumia-only music service –CNETMusic+ will offer premium music options to subscribing Lumia owners.(Credit:Nokia)A few months after jumping in to the free music streaming sector, Nokia is getting ready to giveits Lumia-only service a jump-start with a premium upgrade.Nokia Music+, an upgrade to the free Mix Radio service that Nokia launched last September,will offer Lumia owners unlimited skips and unlimited downloads, the Finnish handset makerannounced in a company blog post today. The service also will offer higher quality streams,allowing downloads at eight times the existing quality.The new service will also offer lyrics for users’ mobile device and a Web app for home use.“Nokia Music is great for discovering new music, and we’ve found that there’s a core of usersthat want even more of it,” Nokia vice president of entertainment Jyrki Rosenberg said in thepost. “This is how Nokia Music+ came about.”The service is expected to roll out in the coming weeks with a price of around $3.99 a month.The Lumia line helped turn around Nokia’s fortunes in the fourth quarter, contributing to thehandset maker’s profit of 202 million euros ($269 million), a massive gain over the 1 billion 1/2
  2. 2. euros the company lost during the same period in 2011. However, despite sales off 4.4 million Lumia units worldwide, revenue fell from 10 billion euros in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 8 billion last quarter. Source Article from http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57566085-93/nokia-to-offer-paid-upgrade-to-lumia-only-musi c-service/ Waddywood.com Nokia to offer paid upgrade to Lumia-only music service – CNET 2/2Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)

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