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London, UK and Switzerland – 10th December, 2007 - Oxy Systems, Inc. (, today announced that its phling! MusicLoungeSM service ( has extended its relationship with to enable music fans to listen, share and discover indie bands using their mobile phone and virally spread their favourites through the MusicLounge social networking environment. The phling! MusicLounge offers wireless subscribers the first fully integrated mobile music social networking service.

This new form of mobile music distribution enables up and coming bands to showcase their work to a growing network of music aficionados who also use the MusicLounge to provide real-time wireless access to their own PC-based music, media collections, Internet Radio as well as access to the music of their friends. phling! enables bands to promote their music, gigs, news and events directly to the mobiles of their fan base.

With 2000 artist members, EuropaMP3 is one of Europe’s leading catalogues of un-signed music talent. By offering these bands and musicians the ability to virally spread their music via the mobile significantly enhances its appeal as’s Bernard Barut, explains: “The phling! MusicLounge service turns a subscriber’s mobile phone into much, much more than a basic music player. Quite simply, phling! unlocks the potential of the mobile as a new promotion and distribution channel.” recently announced its wikisik music widget service that enables bands and their fans to add songs to their own web sites using the wikisik code. phling! helps bands to promote their music and drive fans to the to obtain the wikisik widgets.

Mike Krasner, President and CEO of Oxy Systems, said, “Our message is simple, phling! is the first fully integrated mobile music social networking service. Uniquely, phling! enables users to not only listen but share and discover music as well, all while they are on the move. Partnering with music sites like offers our subscribers access to up and coming bands and ensures our community continues to grow.”

Currently deployed with Oxy Systems partner, The Edipresse Group, the Swiss-based international media giant, the phling! MusicLounge is available to subscribers of Switzerland's three leading carriers, Orange, Swisscom Mobile, and Sunrise for 7CHF per month. To sign up, users simply text “EDI Music” to 979.

Anyone in the UK on an all-you-can-eat web data package can download phling! today for free at


About is Europe’s leading platform for the promotion and digital distribution of independent music over the Internet. Using the latest Internet community technologies, the platform digitally stores, manages and delivers music downloads in MP3 format over the Internet, taking care of all copyright issues.

EuropaMP3 operates from Nyon, Switzerland through its local website. The company manages the largest independent digital music catalogue in Europe legally available on the Internet, with more than 12,000 digital tracks, organized into over 200 music genres, coming from more than 2,000 artists. For further information, please see:

About phling!®
The phling! mobile music suite lets subscribers listen, share, and discover music on the go anytime, anywhere. Network and device independent, phling! is the first live mobile music service with an integrated set of social networking features.

The phling! MusicLounge offers subscribers a shared multimedia experience. Intuitive controls on the user interface allows subscribers to easily browse user profiles and playlists, rate songs, and connect with each other via personal message boards. In addition to a range of free music options including Internet radio and a new artists showcase, phling! lets subscribers stream all the music on their PC to their mobile phone, giving them 24/7 access to their entire media collection, including music, podcasts, playlists, and photos. Through a limited, permission-based sharing option, subscribers can also share their music collections with up to six other phling! users. For more information visit

About Oxy Systems, Inc.
Winner of the 2007 Red Herring 100, Oxy Systems is a privately held software company and a leader in the development of advanced platforms for mobile applications and services. These modular, scalable platforms include handset, server, and networking capabilities efficient for large media data traffic in diverse IP network environments. The patent-pending technology provides global wireless carriers and media partners with turnkey flexibility for new revenue opportunities and the ability to provide end-users differentiated, sticky mobile services. Oxy Systems is based in Waltham, Massachusetts USA, with its European headquarters located in Switzerland. For further information, visit Oxy Systems at

phling! and MusicLounge are registered trademarks and/or service marks of Oxy Systems Inc.


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