StreamMan music service expands to the Internet

Press Release 11, October 2004

StreamMan music service expands to the Internet

With Sony StreamMan, you can listen to the latest hits, the classics or your personal favourites on the mobile phone - and share them with your friends. The music provided by the StreamMan music service can now also be listened to on the PC via broadband.

StreamMan is the most extensive personal entertainment service implemented with digital streaming technology in Europe. It allows you to listen to music and news, for example, to create playlists and send messages and playlists to your friends. The service is available to Sonera mobile phone customers via mobile phones, and as from October 11, 2004, one can listen to the music also via broadband Internet connections.

Sony StreamMan offers a wide variety of music from both large and independent record labels on different channels. At the moment, the database comprises 400,000 licensed tracks. Apart from the normal music stream, the subscriber can listen to channels concentrating on a particular theme or style, or create personal playlists based on his or her favourites. The user can also download his or her favourites to the mobile phone. StreamMan is also highly interactive. The customers can give feedback on the music that it being played and thereby influence what will be played on the channel in future.

StreamMan is also a way of keeping contact with friends, as it allows you to send messages and cards or share playlists with your friends.

In addition to personalized music channels and playlists, the service also provides news from the Finnish News Agency STT, and information on artists, for example. The up-to-date news offering of the service comprises business and sports news, as well as topical information on the world of music and entertainment. With regard to artists, the service provides biographies and photos, for example, and samples from their next records.

Downloading the StreamMan application costs 3.95 euros (a special package for 0 euro until the end of 2004). The service is subscribed to on a month-by-month basis. The subscriptions will be invoiced automatically by billing month. When the service is used on the mobile phone, the customer will also be charged a data transmission charge according to Sonera's valid price-list.

Sony StreamMan is available to all Sonera mobile phone customers. A prerequisite for the use is that the customer has registered for the service and has downloaded the application to his or her mobile phone. The application can be downloaded from the Sonera service menu at > Viihde > Musiikki > StreamMan or > Ladattavat sovellukset > Viihde > StreamMan. The service can be used with Nokia 3650, 3660, 6600, 7610, N-Gage and N-Gage QD phones and Ericsson P800 and P900 phones and on PCs Win2000 and WinXP.

Further information on the service is available at

Special package* until the end of December 2004:
StreamMan S + Plus (Mobile phone 2 hours + broadband) 9.90 euros
Application's download charge: no charge
Active Data -dataservice 0 euros (until end of November)
*The special package is valid from now on until the customer changes or terminates the subscription

Using StreamMan with the mobile phone:
Downloading the StreamMan service: 3.95 euros (one time)

Prices of monthly packages, mobile phone:
Streamman S (2 hours): 3.95 euros
StreamMan M (4 hours): 6.95 euros
StreamMan L (8 hours): 11.95 euros
StreamMan Mobile Extra (1 hour): 1.95 euros (available only as a
supplementary package)

Prices of monthly packages, mobile phone + broadband:
StreamMan S (2 hours) + Plus: 11.90 euros
StreamMan M (4 hours) + Plus: 14.90 euros
StreamMan L (8 hours) + Plus: 19.90 euros

Downloading a piece of music: 1.39 euros (per song)

For further information, please contact:
Department Director Olli-Pekka Takanen, TeliaSonera Finland Oyj
Tel. +358 2040-62096

For further information, please contact:

Department Director Olli-Pekka Takanen, TeliaSonera Finland Oyj
Tel. +358 2040-62096

For further information, please contact:

Department Director Olli-Pekka Takanen, TeliaSonera Finland Oyj
Tel. +358 2040-62096


TeliaSonera Finland Oyj, the Finnish profit centre of TeliaSonera, offers products and services under the Sonera brand.

TeliaSonera is the leading telecommunications company in the Nordic and Baltic regions. At the end of December 2003 TeliaSonera had 11,957,000 mobile customers (37,610,000 incl associated companies) and 8,061,000 fixed customers (9,160,000 incl associated companies) and 1,631,000 internet customers (1,691,000 incl associated companies). Outside the home markets TeliaSonera has extensive interests in the growth markets in Russia, Turkey and Eurasia. TeliaSonera is listed on the Stockholm Exchange and the Helsinki Exchanges. Pro forma net sales January-December 2003 amounted to SEK 81.7 billion (EUR 9.01 billion). The number of employees was 26,694.

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