|Napstertones for Mobile Phones|
Posted: 09-May-2005 [Source: Napster]
[New service offers ringtones, artist voice "shoutouts," wallpapers and other graphics from Napster's library with prices ranging from $1.99 to $2.99 per download.]
Los Angeles & Seattle -- Napster(R) and Dwango(R) Wireless today announced the debut of the Napstertones mobile phone service. The new consumer service will provide ringtones, artist voice "shoutouts," exclusive wallpapers featuring the iconic Napster Kitty and other cool graphics from Napster's library. Napstertones is immediately available to Cingular and T-Mobile subscribers.
After the initial launch, Dwango and Napster expect that consumers of most major carriers will be able to access the Napstertones service during summer 2005. The service also has a planned rollout in Canada to Rogers Wireless and Fido this June.
Napstertones can be directly purchased from Napster at www.napstertones.com, www.napster.com or from within Napster's award-winning digital music service. Napstertones' plethora of exclusive content includes polyphonic ringtones, mastertones, voicetones of artist "shoutouts" and unique graphics, each of which cost $1.99 to $2.99 and which are compatible with a wide variety of phones.
In celebration of the new service, music fans will receive a free song download of their choice from Napster's million-plus catalog when they purchase their first ringtone from Napstertones within the next 30 days. Expanding its pioneering prepaid card program into the ringtone space, Napster will debut a Napstertones prepaid card by end of the summer.
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