New York, NY (PRWEB) October 6, 2008
Didiom, an award-winning mobile media service provider, announced today a license agreement with CD Baby, the world's largest online retailer of independent music. Didiom and CD Baby joined forces to allow music fans to sample, buy, and download music from CD Baby artists through Didiom's newly redesigned mobile music service. Under the agreement, CD Baby will provide 2 million DRM-free full-track music downloads on Didiom's downloadable music marketplace.
Currently available on over two hundred mobile devices, including BlackBerry® and Windows Mobile® phones, Didiom provides music fans access to DRM-free songs and albums from a variety of music partners including Naxos, Phonofile, Bonzai Music, Soul Seduction, eClassical, Xpressbeats, Reggae Country, MisRolas, Saavn, EmuBands, Armenian Music Center, Quarterlife Records and Resonant Vibes. Didiom continues to strengthen its leading position in the emerging mobile music industry through its various partnerships worldwide.
CD Baby sells and distributes music for almost a quarter of a million artists, including Jack Johnson, Regina Spektor, Tiffany, Lory Bianco, and Gary Jules. "Independent artists increasingly seek to leverage the power of music discovery on the go and make their music available for over-the-air purchasing," says Gray Gannaway, senior vice president of business development and digital distribution for CD Baby. "We're pleased to be a part of Didiom's mobile music download service and to allow CD Baby artists to expand their audiences with Didiom's unparalleled handset applications."
"We're delighted to partner with CD Baby and look forward to enabling CD Baby artists to reach new audiences," said Ran Assaf, Didiom's founder and CEO. "Didiom is passionate about changing the status quo and creating new choices for today's generation of wireless consumers. We truly believe that independent distribution channels, like the one we have built and continue to expand over the past three years, will push mobile media to new heights."
Founded in 2005, Didiom® is an award-winning mobile media service provider offering the world's first handset application to combine mobile music placeshifting and an over-the-air music download service. With over 1 million DRM-free tracks under its management, and with over a dozen content partners worldwide, Didiom allows music fans to discover, share, buy, and download music on hundreds of mobile phones. The company's software-based placeshifting service allows users to access their computer-based music library remotely, and to stream it over high-speed wireless data networks directly to their phone. The One Show--the advertising industry's most prestigious international awards competition--recently named Didiom the best in the branded mobile application category. Didiom's original handset application was also recognized by the Mobile Entertainment Forum--the most influential association of the world's mobile entertainment industry--as one of the world's top five handset applications of 2007. To learn more about Didiom, visit http://www.didiom.com.
About CD Baby
CD Baby™ provides online sales and distribution for independent artists and labels. Established in 1998, CD Baby is the largest seller of independent music on the Web and provides physical, digital, and mobile distribution. CD Baby has sold over four million CDs to customers worldwide and has paid over $85 million directly to the musicians. For more information, visit http://www.cdbaby.com and http://www.cdbaby.net.
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