Italian music fans – listen up!
Napster partners with WIND Telecomunicazioni
Music enthusiasts who love listening to their favourite songs anywhere and anytime get their dreams fulfilled at WIND
December 9th, 2014– Music is a passion and nowadays in Italy this passion starts with Napster. The pioneer of online music streaming has opened its doors to its huge catalogue of songs by offering Napster to WIND customers who choose its prepaid tariff “All inclusive Music”. Customers can dive deep into this unforgettable music experience and choose from over 32 million titles of national and international artists.
After the launch of Napster in Italy in June 2013, the service has now announced its first mobile cooperation partner in this territory. When choosing WIND’s prepaid tariff “All inclusive Music”, the music service can be used online and offline on up to three devices. Napster is available via mobile operating systems iOS, Android and Windows. In online mode, Napster is also available via multi-room music systems like Sonos as well as in selected cars from Audi, BMW and Mini. To have access to their songs, albums and personalised playlists for every mood anywhere and anytime, users can enjoy their music collection to the full offline too after synchronising it with their mobile devices. This way music fans in Italy can listen to their favourite artists, from Tiziano Ferro to Eros Ramazotti, Sia and Meghan Trainor.
“Italy is a very important market in Europe for Napster”, said Patric Niederländer, Vice President Business Development Europe. “Therefore we are absolutely delighted to partner with WIND Telecomunicazioni and bring a highly competitive and attractive music bundle to their customers.”
Marco Frattini, WIND’s Marketing Director, said: “WIND is changing its way of doing business, putting the real wishes of the people at the centre of the offer and making its customers’ services more advanced with exclusive content from partners such as Napster.”
To get access to Napster, WIND customers will need to choose the “All Inclusive Music” tariff for 14 Euros per month. Alongside the unlimited usage of the Napster music catalogue, the tariff includes two Gigabytes of data, 150 voice minutes and 300 SMS’s. Detailed information on “All inclusive Music” by WIND Telecomunicazioni can be found here.
Napster is an industry leading and fan-oriented music service with over 2 million paying customers worldwide. It is the perfect service to keep up to date when it comes to new music – wherever and whenever customers want. Expert teams of music editors regularly create pre-programmed playlists, no matter the occasion – be it a romantic dinner, a jogging session in the park or the best home party ever – Napster offers the right music for nearly every mood and situation in any genre. The service also offers inside tips, exclusive artist interviews and live sessions. A must-have for every music lover – not only in Italy!
Napster is one of the world’s leading premium subscription digital music services. Owned and operated by U.S.-based Rhapsody International Inc., Napster combines the iconic history of one of the most recognizable digital music brands in the world with the vast experience and technological platform of the first subscription music service, Rhapsody. Napster offers one of the world’s most comprehensive online music collections and provides access to your music anywhere, via hundreds of devices. Rhapsody, Napster, and their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Rhapsody International Inc. For more information, visit www.napster.com.
About Wind Telecomunicazioni
Wind is one of the few telecommunications companies in Europe which offers integrated mobile and fixed network services. In Italy, it is the third leading mobile operator, and the leading alternative operator in the fixed communications market. The brands are focussed on specific offer types: the “Wind” brand for mobile and integrated services; and “Infostrada” for fixed and broadband internet services. Wind has achieved some top commercial results, in particular in mobile communications thanks to the “All Inclusive” offer, confirmed by Wind’s success in the market, which has always been inspired by the values of quality, simplicity and transparency. For more information, visit http://www.wind.it
About Rhapsody International
Rhapsody International is the parent company of leading streaming music services Rhapsody and Napster. Now available in 32 countries across the U.S., Europe and Latin America, Rhapsody and Napster give members ad-free access to more than 32 million songs. Whether they’re listening on their phone, at home, at work, or in the car, Rhapsody and Napster go where our members go. Our expert team of editors creates a curated music experience that makes it easy for members worldwide to gather and enjoy new original content including videos, playlists, reviews, and radio stations — anytime and anywhere. Follow @Rhapsody on Twitter and keep up with the latest on the Rhapsody Facebook page.