|21/10/2004 -||RealToneMix to Launch at MusicWorks 2004|
|Symbios Group, one of the leading on-line Ringtone providers will launch their revolutionary Realtone music application to the music industry at MusicWorks in Glasgow on 29 October This ground-breaking web based music application is set to open custom Realtone sales to the global handset market.|
At MusicWorks, RealToneMix will be offered as a password protected demo to the music industry for 28 days. It will be available on Stayaround.com, the brand new distribution for independent artists that delivers MP3, Realtone downloads billed via WAP text.
RealToneMix will enable millions of music lovers to transfer their favourite songs to Realtone format, via the web and deliver them directly to WAP enabled phones globally. It uses the latest web technology and offers a universal platform for the delivery of tones for and on behalf of the music industry to every Realtone playing handset in the world.
RealToneMix allows for the distribution of any music industry approved track, from any artist or record catalogue. The consumer will benefit from unlimited choice, with the help of artists, labels and musicians who wish to use RealToneMix to distribute and promote new material or their catalogue, whilst benefiting from royalty payments and increased exposure. This web based innovation can be completely white labelled to fit any artist, record label, TV channel or conventional publication, offering unlimited choice to a label or catalogue owner.
With the download industry focussed on the sale and provision of MP3, RealToneMix offers a radical new solution for enjoying music via mobile phone as a custom Realtones, created by the end user.
RealToneMix, developed by the Symbios Group, will be the first application to bridge the gap in the sale and delivery of Realtones to a market estimated to be worth $3.2billion in 2003. Digital Music Weblog predicts that by 2008, Ringtones will comprise 18% of all music sales.
Martin Montague, Symbios Sales Director said: "Our vision is to deliver Ringtones to new sectors of the market that were up until this point, inaccessible to consumers in territories such as the US due to network, delivery and royalty issues. RealtoneMix will offer a brand new experience to the mobile Ringtone market, enabling the discovery of purchasing, editing and looping music for the creation of your very own Ringtone to match your personal taste, or to reflect a trend or favourite track from a particular artist or band. Stayaround.com will launch to market taking advantage of our position as a leading Ringtone provider on the web."
For further information on MusicWorks, the Cross Media Convention, please
Contact: Caroline Thompson at UZ Events
on: +44(0)141 552 602
For further information on RealtoneMix and Stayaround.com, please contact Gavin White or Martin Montague
on: +44(0)1489 889 821
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