PRS for Music and sign licensing deal

PRS for Music has announced a licensing agreement with, the new digital streaming service.

The deal will enable the music creators that represents, to earn when their music is accessed via the subscription-based web service.

The deal is a pan-European rights agreement for the repertoire PRS for Music represents, enabling to operate in multiple European countries. The deal was negotiated by Omnifone, whose next-generation digital music service delivery platform powers globally. is a revolutionary new streaming service aimed at the mass market which allows music lovers to listen to millions of tracks through a web browser or mobile device for a monthly subscription fee. The service provides ad-free music from just 99p/99c per month and has a potential market reach of 900m people worldwide.


PRS for Music has led the way in licensing innovative new digital music services, providing new income streams for creators and further choice for the UK’s growing online music audience. As our music consumption habits change, it is vital that new services such as are effectively licensed.  This is an excellent offering and we welcome its entry into the UK music market.

Robert Ashcroft, Chief Executive - PRS for Music
quote is committed to working closely with artists to ensure their creativity is rewarded.

In addition to providing musicians with a global platform for their music, which can be accessed using a range of devices, we are also targeting the mass market with DJ-curated radio channels which bring music discovery back to the digital experience. The combination of these factors provides an increased audience for artists across the board

Rob Lewis, Chief Executive -

Working closely with rights holders to license a great range of content for the next-generation music services powered by Omnifone is our priority, and alongside PRS for Music, we’re striving to redress the damage done to the music industry by online piracy.

Jez Bell, Director of Licensing - Omnifone is already live in the UK and 19 other countries around the world including France, Germany, the United States and Canada. For more information visit

About rara media group is the new global digital music service designed for the mass-market. parent rara media group limited is a private company, headquartered in London with offices throughout Europe, Asia-Pacific and in North America. Licensed globally by all of the major labels; Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Music and Warner Music Group, is partnered with digital music service provider Omnifone.

About Omnifone

Omnifone is the leading independent provider of cloud music services for consumer electronics vendors, ISPs, consumer brands, automotive and mobile companies globally including Sony, Sony Ericsson, RIM and With services licensed in 23 markets and a global catalogue of over 12m licensed tracks, Omnifone has the widest global reach of any cloud music service provider able to develop, license and run white label cloud music services across virtually all connected device platforms including TVs, games consoles (in-home and portable), set-top boxes, home cinema systems, Blu-ray players, picture frames, cars, mobiles, PCs, tablets and web browsers.

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About PRS for Music

PRS for Music represents the rights of over 160,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers in the UK and around the world. On behalf of its members, it works diligently to grow and protect the value of their rights and ensure that creators are paid transparently and efficiently whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. In 2021, 27 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music with £677.2m paid out in royalties to its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations.

PRS for Music’s public performance licensing is now carried out on PRS for Music’s behalf by PPL PRS Ltd, the joint venture between PPL and PRS for Music.

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