Napster Inks Mobile Music Deal With Swisscom

Los Angeles-based Napster and Ericsson announced today that the firms are in an agreement with Swisscom Mobile, a Swiss mobile operator, to provide Napster's mobile music service to Swisscom mobile subscribers. The Napster Mobile service is a joint effort of Napster and Ericsson, with Ericsson providing hosting and managing of the operations, with Napster providing the content programming. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The new service will be launched this week.