Skype to sell ringtones

Posted on Wednesday, April 26 2006 @ 19:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Skype today starts selling a couple of ringtones through its content store, The tones are priced at $1.50 in the U.S. and €1.50 in Europe.
The company plans to quickly expand its ringtone catalog, which could eventually encompass hundreds of thousands of titles. Skype also hopes to license content from other music recording companies and publishers.

The deals mark a major expansion of Skype's ringtone efforts, which got under way last year. Until now, the store has only offered a few customized, jazz ringtones. But Skype is dabbling more in music. It recently gave users an opportunity to call and leave messages for the band Coldplay.
More details over here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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