Napster Signs Broadband Service Deal

Los Angeles-based Napster's UK division has signed a deal with ntl Incorporated, a provider of broadband services in the UK, according to the companies. ntl will bundle the Napster subscription service with its broadband customers, giving its customers access to Napster's online music catalog. The bundle will include a free introductory 30-day free trial of the Napster service. Napster, the division of Roxio which was created from the defunct Napster file swapping service, claims it has sold an excess of 10 million downloads across the US, UK, and Canada.