LONDON (08/17/2000) - Internet music software and services company Liquid Audio Inc. Thursday announced the formation of a European subsidiary, Liquid Audio Europe PLC.
The London-based company will focus on the whole of Europe, and is already working with musicians, record labels, retailers and Web sites throughout Europe to help them integrate and deploy a system for secure delivery of digital music, the company said in a statement.
The company has already made an agreement with German music company edel music AG to become edel's preferred music distributor and music software supplier.
Edel will use Liquid Audio's software on over 800 music and retail Web sites.
Liquid Audio Europe also has been chosen by Austrian music retailer Libro AG to supply in-store digital kiosks for its stores in Graz and Vienna, allowing customers to create custom CDs in store. In Italy, Liquid Audio Europe has signed an agreement with music portal Vinile.com to enable users to preview and purchase secure music online.
California-based Liquid Audio also has a presence in Asia through strategic partnerships with companies in Korea and Liquid Audio Japan.
Liquid Audio, in Redwood City, can be reached at +1-650-549-2000 or at http://www.liquidaudio.com/. Liquid Audio Europe, in London, can be reached at +44-20-7960-6882.