Wednesday, May 6, 2009

eBay.com.au and Universal Music Australia launch eBay.com.au music portal

eBay.com.au, Australia's leading online marketplace, and music market share leader Universal Music Australia have joined forces to create a new music portal on eBay.com.au (play.ebay.com.au) that will give eBay.com.au’s more than 5 million monthly visitors the opportunity to access digital downloads of their favourite songs.

Deborah Sharkey, Managing Director of eBay Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd said: “You can buy practically anything on eBay.com.au. The launch of the music portal means that members are able to access digital versions of a vast array of their favourite songs at a low price. eBay is excited about the opportunity and is looking forward to being able to provide access to great music to millions of eBay.com.au users.”

Universal Music Australia, through the eBay.com.au music platform, will make available their entire digital and physical catalogues to eBay.com.au users. In addition to this, through Universal Music Australia, digital products from Sony Music Entertainment will also be made available.

George Ash, Managing Director Universal Music Australia commented: “We are incredibly excited to be partnering with eBay.com.au to offer their members access to music. Music is one of the highest searched topics on the web and the opportunity to help eBay.com.au connect their members with their favourite acts, is without precedent. Universal’s leading market position when partnered with eBay.com.au’s 5 million monthly Australian visitors is a match made in heaven”.

The music portal will enable eBay.com.au users to download tracks and albums at a very competitive rate via Universal’s Getmusic.com.au platform. Additionally it will feature exclusive releases, special offers and discounts.

The eBay.com.au music portal is available now.

1 comment:

  1. Wow - how cool is that! At last!!! This was a no brainer hey!Thanks for sharing Phil!Woompa!

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