London, 4th December 2008.
DEEZER’S WEBRADIOS AVAILABLE THROUGH LOGITECH’S SQUEEZEBOX NETWORK MUSIC PLAYERS
Deezer.com, the leading website for free music on demand, today continued to develop multi-platform support for its services by collaborating with Logitech. Deezer’s 30 webradio stations, themed by genre (from electro, pop, rock and disco to funk, reggae, rap and film) and its smartradio service will now be available for free in the UK, France and Germany on the Logitech® family of Squeezebox™ network music players.
As of today, music fans and Squeezebox owners can easily access Deezer’s multiple webradio channels and its smartradio offering or listen to their personal music collections no matter what room they are in. The Deezer services will be available on the whole family of Logitech Squeezebox products: the Logitech® Squeezebox™ Boom (with integrated speakers), the Logitech® Squeezebox™ Duet (with a Wifi controller featuring a colour screen) and the Logitech® Squeezebox™ Classic.
Robin Selden, vice president of the Logitech Streaming Media business unit said:
“Logitech is pleased to be supporting Deezer, a leader in on-demand Web music services. The richness of their webradio offering further adds to the other music services we offer through our Squeezebox products in Europe, allowing music lovers to enjoy their music anywhere around the home, even when their computer is off”.
Jonathan Benassaya et Daniel Marhely, Deezer’s founders, commented:
“We are delighted to collaborate with market leader Logitech, and to be recognised in this way.Following the launch of Deezer’s application for iPhone and iPodTouch, this is another development in our service and strategy, which is to find Deezer everywhere. Deezer wants to provide its services through a maximum number of quality platforms, platforms just like Logitech’s Squeezebox network music systems”.
The Logitech Squeezebox Boom network music system is available for a suggested retail price of £199.
The Logitech Squeezebox Duet network music system is available for a suggested retail price of £279.
The Logitech Squeezebox Classic network music player is available for a suggested retail price of £169.
Deezer.com is the first French website offering free, unlimited and legal music-on-demand. The Deezernauts can, thanks to a catalogue of 3.7 million titles and the access to 30 thematic webradios (rock, jazz, hip-hop, electro, etc...), listen freely to their music and create their own playlists. Thanks to its community network, the users can show and share their musical tastes of the moment. The website, created in France in June 2006 by Daniel Marhely and Jonathan Benassaya, is translated in 16 languages and has now more than 4 million users. Deezer has been elected, by the readers of 01Net, as the most innovative website of 2007, outpacing Facebook and DailyMotion. Deezer is also one of the winners of the Red Herring 2008 rewarding the 100 most innovative European start-ups.
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