Nokia Music Store
Nokia Music Store is part of the Ovi services portal from Nokia. It was launched on 29 August 2007. The idea behind the store is to provide to all Nokia MP3 capable mobile users a music store on the phone as on the PC.
As of October 2013 this service is no longer available on their website. And requires a compatible Nokia phone to listen to Nokia Music.
As of November 20, 2013 Nokia renamed the service to "Nokia Mixradio". Nokia Mixradio allows free streaming of playlists without any subscriptions or ads. Users can upgrade to Nokia Mixradio+ for $3.99 a month, this allows users to view lyrics, skips songs and download playlists.
Nokia Music Software
Nokia Music Store has its own software to serve as front gate of the store on the PC and on the phones. It is called Nokia Ovi Player, previously was Nokia Music Player.
Nokia Mixradio (previously Nokia Music) is available as an app for Windows 8/8.1 in some regions.
Comes With Music
In October 2008, Nokia announced the Nokia 5800, a direct competitor to the iPhone and with it the service Comes With Music, which consists of a year of free music downloads included in the price of the phone. This service is optional to the carriers.
Until 2010 the service had DRM files that cannot be burned onto CDs but only played from the phone. In case the user wanted to burn the song, they had to buy it from the store.
In September 2010 the service changed name to "Unlimited Music Downloads"
Nokia Music Store has a streaming service that costs €10 per month but the service is not available in all countries.
As of 5 August 2009, the store was available in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Today (Oct 2013) its available in 43 countries.
The service Comes With Music is not available in all the stores.
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