YouTube and others roll out Vevo, premium music video website

By Matthew
Dec 9, 2009
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  1. Vevo, the online music video website powered by YouTube and major labels like Universal Music Group (UMG), has officially launched. The site currently contains 14,675 videos from 5,191 artists spread across more than 20 genres. Users are gradually taking to the site, with over 800 playlists already created.

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  2. Richy2k9

    Richy2k9 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 515

    hello ...

    well as usual ... it's not available in my country !!!

    :(

    cheers!
  3. treeski

    treeski TechSpot Guru Posts: 870   +129

    The sign up page is giving me a "page not found" error. Maybe too many people signing up, overloading the system? :p
  4. LightHeart

    LightHeart Newcomer, in training Posts: 155

    Same here: I can get to the home page but the signup page isn't happening.
  5. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 971   +30

    Not available in my country, either.
  6. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 6,051   +84 Staff Member

    Yeah, I have seen reports around the Web that they are having launch troubles. Hopefully things are smoothed out soon.
  7. fastvince

    fastvince Newcomer, in training Posts: 52

    Sounds like it will be pretty cool, if they can keep porn off of it.
  8. lfg18

    lfg18 Newcomer, in training Posts: 86

    It sounds good but it is not available in my country so I couldn't check it :S
  9. :/ Internet WITHout borders.... but for some internets ends in North America I supose
  10. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,304   +52 Staff Member

    Yes, and some other areas of the Internets end elsewhere.

    • 25 out of 41 countries surveyed showed evidence of filtering;
    • Iran, China, and Saudi Arabia not only filter a wide range of topics, but also block a large amount of content related to those topics;
    • South Korea‚Äôs filtering efforts are very narrow in scope, but heavily censor one topic, North Korea;
    • Countries engaged in substantial politically-motivated filtering include: Burma, China, Iran, Syria, Tunisia, and Vietnam;
    • Saudi Arabia, Iran, Tunisia, and Yemen engage in substantial social content filtering;
    • Burma, China, Iran, Pakistan and South Korea have the most encompassing national security filtering, targeting the websites related to border disputes, separatists, and extremists;
  11. treeski

    treeski TechSpot Guru Posts: 870   +129

    Just wanted state that I was just able to create an account, so I guess things seem to be up and working.
     
  12. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 6,051   +84 Staff Member

    Thanks for the update treeski. Have you used the service at all?
  13. Richy2k9

    Richy2k9 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 515

    hello ...

    would be great to find such online services that's for international ....

    i did find one who charged me 30US$ behind my back, for i didn't cancel a trial period & yet i didn't use the service for wasn't as good. I tried the pause & let buffer trick several times but still the video was jerky.

    I can use Youtube, but i would really appreciate to have some other VOD services that has a player that allows buffering like on GT/Youtube & such.

    well like you said, the net stops at NA & others well they just doesn't exist!

    cheers!
  14. LightHeart

    LightHeart Newcomer, in training Posts: 155

    I see the login is working today. You have the option of using another account to login, so I tried that and before I login my other account comes up with a warning stating that it can't verify the site and I shouldn't really trust it but if I wan to continue I can. I guess this is all part of growning pains.
  15. Afenix

    Afenix Newcomer, in training Posts: 51

    Vivo is awesome! it's not available in my country, but i connected using a proxy server.
  16. Puiu

    Puiu TechSpot Addict Posts: 1,036   +91

    Aaaaand... it's not available in my country. :(( I'll see what i can do with a proxy like Afenix.
  17. Vevo doesn't work in europe
    this one does: http://www.tv243.com
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