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Universal goes Dada.net for mobile music

Universal Music has reached yet another deal to offer music in DRM-free MP3 format to music fans – even while the company hasn’t yet offered catalogue in the format to 65 million iTunes customers.

The new attempt to support a disruptive service this time champions one-year-old Sony BMG-owned service, Dada.net, which will now offer its users DRM-free full track MP3 downloads and ringtones for a monthly fee.

Dada is the only company to offer its content through all major mobile carriers – but where this gets more interesting is that the company “expects to be able to offer users over-the-air MP3 downloads to mobile devices in the coming weeks,” it said in the release announcing the Universal link. (Important to note this deal appears US only at this juncture). Continue reading