Scandinavian music service coming to Ireland

By | Published on Wednesday 22 June 2011


WiMP, the streaming music service that has enjoyed success in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, is coming to Ireland via a deal with one of the country’s big net firms. WiMP operators Aspiro Music said they had signed a “letter of intent” re the Irish service, with more information expected to follow soon ahead of an Autumn launch. Aspiro already provide WiMP as a white label streaming music service to a net company in Portugal.

Aspiro’s CEO Gunnar Sellaeg told reporters: “We are still experiencing very strong growth and our user base is increasing every day. As we launch with a strong partner in Ireland this autumn, we’ll be available in five countries. Simultaneously, we are also negotiating with several additional partners for launch in more markets”.