(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
Napster's digital music subscription service has surpassed 500,000. In addition, there are over 50,000 college students subscribing to the service through Napster's university program. Over the last year its subscriber base has grown by over 100%.
"Doubling our subscribers over the last twelve months demonstrates the mass market potential of our music subscription model and the powerful appeal of Napster to music fans who want it all," said Chris Gorog, chairman and CEO of Napster. "With a track record of robust growth, exciting new development in the pipeline and over $100 million on our balance sheet, we are extremely excited about the future of Napster." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen