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January 18, 2008

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Melle Gloerich

Hi Tomi,

Interesting anecdote but I'm afraid I don't really understand how they'd monetized from that waiting tone. Who paid and who earned the money? Did they sell the tune to the mobile phone networks at 21,5M USD (isn't it time to use euro as standard currency --> 14,6M Euro ) or per listen?

Cheers,
Melle

William Volk

Thank you for the mention of MyNuMo.

FYI: MyNuMo is working with AOL to bring ringbacks to AOL's VOIP service, AIM Phoneline. Hopefully mobile operators in the USA and elsewhere will open up the Ringback business to outside companies.

Make Money On Internet

This business earn alot.not only in USA but all over the world. I think in the report there was a nice story about an internet musician in China, Yang Chengang who is a music teacher in Hubei Province and who released a song, Mice Love Rice.

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