updated 10:10 am EDT, Fri September 23, 2005
Cingular looks to Apple
Cingular says it's to create a music service that will allow users to download songs their mobile phone early next year. The company says that it hope partner with Apple and that song download fees would be "slightly higher" than what consumers pay for songs on iTunes. Cingular's COO Ralph de la Vega told Reuters at the Goldman Sachs investor conference in New York that while the details still have to be worked out, the company was looking to work with Apple to deliver the music service. Earliier this month, Cingular became the exclusive provide of the Motorola ROKR phone, which integrates Apple's iTunes mobile software and works seamless with Apple's iTunes service.