SOURCE: Musicrypt

September 12, 2005 07:30 ET

Billboard Radio Monitor and Musicrypt Launch 2005 Digital Music Poll

Leading Radio Industry Publication and Market-Leading Digital Music Distribution Company Launch Nationwide Online Survey to Solicit Views and Opinions for Digital Distribution Success and Challenges

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 12, 2005 -- Billboard Radio Monitor, the premier radio industry publication and online destination for timely news, charts and analysis, and Musicrypt (TSX-V: MCT) (OTC BB: MCYPF), the industry's leading digital music distribution company, today announce the launch of the 2005 Digital Music Poll. Radio Broadcasters and Record Label Executives can now go online to to express their opinions and input about digital music distribution, music downloads, new technology requirements and to what degree this has impacted the music industry.

Launching September 12th, the 2005 Digital Music Poll seeks to tap the views of those who manage and control digital music distribution, technology issues, and the decisions and strategy of radio and broadcasting companies.

Digital distribution of music is becoming a fundamental business requirement and need for most radio programmers, broadcasters and record labels when receiving new music from record labels. It is widely acknowledged that digital music distribution reflects the real and ongoing needs of business activity and functionality for radio stations today in order to prevent security leaks, get better quality of sound and to ensure timely releases. This survey focuses on digital distribution matters that every radio broadcaster is facing or has experienced.

The survey asks Radio Programmers and Record Label Executives to comment and rank issues related to:

--  Digital Music Distribution
--  Technology Competencies
--  Resources / Service Dependencies
--  Time Criticalities and Security
The 2005 Digital Music Poll will run online through October 1, 2005, and is accessible at and on partner Web sites.

Contact Information

  • PR Contact for Musicrypt
    Sarah Miller
    Axis Marketing & PR
    323 653-7800
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    PR Contact for Billboard Radio Monitor
    Arlyn Davich
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    Lila Gerson
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    The Rosen Group for Billboard Radio Monitor