Momentum Worldwide Group Creative Director UK, Paul Gascoigne asks the question, “is ‘Freemium’ a sustainable direction for the music industry” after attending The MMIX (Mobile. Music. Innovation. eXperience) ‘Mobile Music - Where Are We Now’ panel at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2015.
During The MMIX (Mobile. Music. Innovation. eXperience) ‘Mobile Music - Where Are We Now’ panel at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2015, Ministry of Sound CEO, Lohan Presencer passionately argued against the ‘Freemium’ model in the music streaming industry, The Guardian has the full story from this explosive panel.
If Ministry of Sound boss Lohan Presencer had his way, there would be no free option for streaming music services such as Spotify, Deezer and Rdio - or YouTube for that matter.
London, 24 February 2015: The MMIX (Mobile.Music.Innovation.eXperience) is a brand-new series of events at this year’s Mobile World Congress, bringing together a host of industry-leading CEOs and ecosystem players from the music, entertainment and mobile industries. The MMIX represents a collaboration between global music marketing specialists Popshop, leading brand experience agency Momentum Worldwide and the GSMA, the organisation representing mobile operators worldwide and organiser of the Mobile World Congress.