SOURCE: Napster

November 01, 2007 02:02 ET

Napster Music Subscription Service Available Across New Line of DoCoMo Mobile Phones in Japan

Napster Mobile Now Compatible With 25 DoCoMo Handset Models, Including New Line of Microsoft® Windows Media®-Enabled Phones

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 1, 2007) - Napster (NASDAQ: NAPS) confirmed today that the company's mobile music subscription service is available to NTT DoCoMo customers through the mobile company's newest line of music-enabled handsets, the FOMA 905i series. The Microsoft® Windows Media®-branded handsets will allow DoCoMo customers to seamlessly download music over-the-air (OTA) directly to their handset or download music and playlists from their PC to their phones.

The FOMA 905i series from DoCoMo, Japan's largest wireless carrier, boasts the latest features in mobile listening technology. Together with the PC user experience of Microsoft Windows® Vista®, DoCoMo and Napster offer customers a seamless digital music experience across the PC and phone. Customers can enjoy managing their music wherever and however they want.

"Napster is proud that its award-winning mobile subscription service is now available to DoCoMo customers through the newest line of mobile handsets," said Brad Duea, president of Napster. "As we expand our relationship with DoCoMo and other carriers throughout the world, we are delighted to bring the Napster experience to music lovers world-wide."

DoCoMo customers who use the new handsets will be able to enjoy the same convenient features currently in place for DoCoMo's Napster subscribers, including integrated billing, subscriptions for ringtones, and unlimited OTA downloads of full-length tracks.

Napster Mobile is live with nine carriers across Asia, the U.S., and Europe -- DoCoMo, KDDI (Japan), AT&T Mobility, Dobson, SunCom (U.S.), TMN (Portugal), O2 (Ireland), Swisscom (Switzerland), and Claro (Puerto Rico). In addition to DoCoMo's handset partners in Japan, the world's largest cell phone manufacturers also provide Napster-compatible devices in the U.S. and Europe, including Motorola, Nokia, Palm, Samsung, LG, SonyEricsson, HTC and Pantech.

About Napster

Napster, the pioneer of digital music, offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music -- anytime, anywhere. The company's offerings include "Napster" ( -- the most popular on demand music subscription service in the world; "Freenapster" ( -- a unique Web experience offering free on demand music legally; and "Napster Mobile" -- one of the industry's fastest growing mobile music platforms. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Napster's services are available in markets across North America, Europe and Japan.

Napster and the Napster logo are registered trademarks of Napster, LLC in the United States and other countries.

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