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Expect to see more Blu-ray discs on the shelf of your local rental spot (for the three of you that haven't gone Netflix yet), now that Rentrak has added Blu-ray discs from Screen Media to its revenue sharing program. Simply put, it allows retailers to obtain the titles for little or no up front cost...

July 24th 2009 at 4:27am 0 Comments
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Remember Nokia's Comes with Music (CWM) service? The service which includes a full year of free DRM'd music downloads with the purchase of a CWM cellphone. Up to this point, Nokia has refused to comment on the financial details of the service. Important since "free" is expected to be anything but fr...

January 28th 2008 at 6:43am 0 Comments
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Remember Nokia's Comes with Music (CWM) service? The service which includes a full year of free DRM'd music downloads with the purchase of a CWM cellphone. Up to this point, Nokia has refused to comment on the financial details of the service. Important since "free" is expected to be anything but fr...

January 28th 2008 at 6:43am 0 Comments
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The argument of the iPhone being an industry "game changer" repeatedly suffers the same pitfall: people end up arguing about the device, not the deal. Fact is, the oh-so-secretive, revenue-sharing model which Apple struck with AT&T, O2, T-Mobile, and Orange as part of their non-subsidized, carri...

December 11th 2007 at 6:39am 0 Comments
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The argument of the iPhone being an industry "game changer" repeatedly suffers the same pitfall: people end up arguing about the device, not the deal. Fact is, the oh-so-secretive, revenue-sharing model which Apple struck with AT&T, O2, T-Mobile, and Orange as part of their non-subsidized, carri...

December 11th 2007 at 6:39am 0 Comments
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Barely a fortnight after Apple began talking with China Mobile about getting the iPhone into the ginormous Chinese market, it seems that negotiations are off -- or still on, or something. Yesterday, Nanfang Daily reported that China Mobile's CEO felt that the "iPhone model was not suitable for China...

November 30th 2007 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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Barely a fortnight after Apple began talking with China Mobile about getting the iPhone into the ginormous Chinese market, it seems that negotiations are off -- or still on, or something. Yesterday, Nanfang Daily reported that China Mobile's CEO felt that the "iPhone model was not suitable for China...

November 30th 2007 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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Think you're worth 3 bucks a month? Or even 11 bucks a month? Those are the figures being bandied around today over at Seeking Alpha regarding the secret details of AT&T's revenue sharing with Apple. The post suggests that AT&T may be paying Apple $3/month for AT&T customers who switch...

July 20th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments