RIM to unveil Music Store in India with BlackBerry 10
New Delhi, India, January 29, 2013: Research In Motion (RIM) has released that the new BlackBerry World storefront for BlackBerry 10 will offer one of the most robust music and video catalogs. BlackBerry World will include an extensive catalog of songs as well as movies and TV shows.
Frank Boulben, Chief Marketing Officer at Research In Motion, said, “Music and video content is an integral part of a rich mobile experience. People want easy and convenient access to their favorite music, movies and TV shows wherever they are, RIM is committed to working with content providers to bring the best, most up-to-date content to our customers with BlackBerry 10, and to make it easy for them to get what they want.”
BlackBerry World storefront’s DRM-free music download section will feature an extensive catalog from all major and independent labels including: The Orchard, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, XL Recordings, 4AD Records, Domino Recording Company, Finetunes, Matador Records, [PIAS] Entertainment Group, Rough Trade Records, Sony Music Entertainment and Zebralution.
The music section will initially be available in 18 countries: Canada, USA, UK, Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore.
The video download and rental section in BlackBerry World will initially be available in the US, UK and Canada. Customers will have access to movies from the following studios and independents: The Walt Disney Studios, Lionsgate, MGM, National Film Board of Canada, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (US), Starz Digital Media, Warner Bros, STUDIOCANAL, 20th Century Fox, Entertainment One (eOne), Universal Pictures (UK).
Customers will also have access to TV shows from the following broadcasters and studios: ITV, National Geographic, NBCUniversal (UK), Nelvana, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (US), ABC Studios, BBC Worldwide, CBC/Radio-Canada, CBS, DHX Media, Starz Digital Media, Warner Bros, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Univision Communications Inc.