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INgrooves to take over more distribution for Universal

By | Published on Thursday 9 June 2011


Digital distribution firm INgrooves has announced that Universal Music, which has a stake in the company, will again be extending their use of the company’s services and its ONE Digital platform.

Universal in the US is already using INgrooves to manage the digital distribution of its distributed labels, so third parties like Disney Music, Concord Music and Fontana, who use Universal’s wider distribution services. And yesterday it was announced that Universal would now be moving the distribution of the digital catalogue of its own US labels to INgrooves and ONE Digital as well.

INgrooves founder Robb McDaniels told CMU: “It is no small task to provide the world’s largest music company with a customised enterprise software platform that combines robust functionality with cost effectiveness, and we are proud to see the validation of our ONE Digital platform continue with this implementation”.

Meanwhile Universal’s Vincent Freda added: “The successful launch of this platform illustrates INgrooves’ technical strength and commitment to excellence.  We are pleased to be expanding our relationship with INgrooves in North America”.