More ringtones available from Skype

By Derek Sooman on April 27, 2006, 12:41 PM
Skype fanatics will be pleased to hear that they will be able to buy a greater selection of ringtones, now that the company has reached a deal with its four music publishers. Ringtones featuring all sorts of artists will be available, thanks to deals with Warner/Chappell Music, EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music, and the MCPS-PRS Alliance.

Skype is offering several Madonna songs, ranging from one of her first singles, 1983's "Lucky Star," to her newest, "Sorry," for $1.86, at personal.skype.com.

Eventually, the ringtone selection will broaden to include artists such as Green Day, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more from the publishers' catalogs, Skype said.

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