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Universal Music Group signs licensing deal with African streaming service Mdundo


The music catalog of the Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s largest record company, will be available to users of Africa-focused streaming service Mdundo following the signing of a licensing deal.
Mdundo said the deal will strengthen its offering to its 17 million active monthly users, and accelerate its growth across Africa. The music streaming service, which Mdundo says has achieved exponential growth in the Nigerian market, is available in a number of countries, including Kenya, Ghana and Tanzania.
Last year, Mdundo signed partnerships with telcos across the continent in a bid to grow its earnings and user base, a move, it says, that has boosted …

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