MTV Plans Online Music Store

Both MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc, and MusicNet, a joint venture of RealNetworks and three labels, Bertelsmann AG’s BMG, EMI Group Plc and Warner Music, declined to comment.

MTV has indicated before that it wanted to enter the digital music arena, a market which is gaining momentum with the advent of popular services like Apple Computer Inc’s popular iTunes service.

MusicNet is a business-to-business company that charges its clients fees for offering them the technology, the infrastructure and its catalog of licensed music to develop digital music services.

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