Infoseek, N2K Make Music
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Although financial terms were not disclosed, the companies said in a joint statement that today's news builds on a long-term marketing agreement that includes advertising and transaction-related revenue.
Under terms of the alliance, Music Boulevard is to provide Infoseek with its entire catalog of online music content, and its community and commerce initiatives will be featured on the Infoseek Entertainment Channel. The music merchandiser will also be displayed throughout other Infoseek areas including related search result pages.
Music Boulevard's catalog contains 200,000 titles and 350,000 sound samples available for preview prior to purchase. The site also features search by genre, artist name, or song title name, as well as reviews, discographies and Billboard Charts. In addition, Infoseek users can narrow their searches through Music Boulevard's channels that include Rocktropolis.com, JazzCentralStation.com, ClassicalInsites.com, and Star Sites.
"As one of the Internet's leading navigation services, Infoseek is perfectly positioned to benefit from the full service online music experience offered by Music Boulevard," said Larry Rosen, Chairman and CEO, N2K Inc. "The worldwide reach of Infoseek further extends Music Boulevard's international strategy for the global marketplace."