|Cingular to Sell Ring Tones From MySpace Bands|
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Fri, 7 Apr 2006 19:22:38 -0500
Cingular Wireless, the No. 1 U.S. cellphone service, said on Thursday|
it plans to sell ringtones from bands that put their music on
MySpace.com, the social Web site that is popular among teenagers.
Cingular, a venture of AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp., said it hopes
"One of our goals is to really appeal to and be relevant to younger
Customers will be able to preview ringtones and buy them on the
The rest of the money will be split between Cingular and InfoSpace
U.S. operators are putting everything from music to video on cellphone
Yankee Group analyst Andy Castonguay said Cingular will need to be
But he said working with new bands was a "great opportunity for them."
Because MySpace, owned by News Corp., has about 56 million users it
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