Nokia has partnered with Vodafone India to bring integrated carrier billing solution for Nokia Music Store, in India. Vodafone’s pan India Prepaid and Postpaid customers using the music service on their Nokia handsets can now renew their service subscriptions directly through their Vodafone accounts and continue to download songs and albums from the Nokia Music Store.
By this partnership Nokia Music Store has become the first independent music store in the country to offer integrated operator billing, along with other payment options like credit cards and vouchers. Recently only Nokia partnered with oxigen to provide customers renewal of their Nokia Unlimited Music subscription.
“Music with its universal appeal plays a key role in differentiating the Nokia experience. We have a strong proposition in the Nokia Music Store and are delighted with the tremendous consumer response we are witnessing in India. Both Vodafone and Nokia are committed to offering the consumer a richer experience and growing the music ecosystem in India and we are excited to broaden our strong relationship with music as it furthers these objectives.” commented Viral Oza, Director Marketing, Nokia India.
“We, at Vodafone India, are constantly on the lookout to provide innovative experience to our valued customers. Nokia and Vodafone share a long-standing and extremely fruitful association and this new venture will help us provide enhanced experience to our customers. Offering integrated billing service for music downloads will help to strengthen the music ecosystem in India and ensure that Vodafone customers enjoy a convenient purchase process. This service is a big step in a series of innovation led products from Vodafone”. commented Vivek Mathur, Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone India.
Now Vodafone customers can renew their Nokia Music Store subscription, which are available in three durations – Weekly, 7 days for Rs 50, Monthly, 30 days for Rs 99 and Quarterly, 90 days for Rs 250. You need to note that taxes and all 2G/3G data charges which you will incur while downloading songs will be levied separately.
Nokia Music Store has played a major role in transforming the trend of legal digital music downloads in India, encouraging consumers to download music from a single platform. Nokia music store is a unique platform which enables consumers to explore and choose from close to 40 lakhs of legal Indian Movie songs, Devotional songs and regional songs in its catalogue.