|MoveU music phone announced|
Posted: 22-Aug-2005 [Source: Single Touch Interactive]
[Universal Music Group and Single Touch Interactive set to intro new MoveU music-focused mobile phone later this year featuring the Single Touch #1-4-7 proprietary technology.]
Santa Monica -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, and Single Touch Interactive Inc. today announced their partnership to bring a music-focused mobile phone to entertainment lovers. This Mobile Handset, branded "MoveU" will provide access to personalized entertainment from many of today's top artists, including music downloads, ringtones and wallpaper. The MoveU Handset will be available later this year, just in time for the holidays, at select retail outlets starting at $99.95.
The MoveU Mobile program includes prepaid cellular service and Single Touch's proprietary 147(TM) download technology. By simply pressing #1-4-7 and "send" on their MoveU phones, fans can access content and personalize their mobile phone in a unique and simple way.
"By partnering with an experienced company such as Single Touch to bring the MoveU handset to market, UMG will deliver a unique experience blending fresh music entertainment programming with a full-featured and attractively priced handset," stated Rio Caraeff, general manager of Universal Music Mobile U.S.
Single Touch, wireless consultant to the world's most trusted brands, provides nationwide carrier service, retail distribution partners, marketing services and its own proprietary #1-4-7 technology to create the MoveU handset that integrates voice, data and content services.
"UMG represents so many of today's top music superstars, and their fan base is comprised largely of mobile phone users. We're thrilled to help Universal distribute their mega-star music and entertainment to the burgeoning wireless industry through our innovative wireless brand solution," said Anthony Macaluso, founder and chairman of Single Touch Interactive. "MoveU Mobile gives consumers direct access to enjoy the music of their favorite artists while staying connected to their network of friends and family."
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