Established in 2004, 7digital is a leading digital media delivery company based in London and operating globally. Combining our secure and robust technology platform with the broadest agreements within the digital media industry, we provide comprehensive digital download services to a wide range of partners around the world. We have worked with record companies, artists, FMCG brands, retailers, consumer electronics companies, fashion brands, advertising agencies and many other organisations looking to harness the power of digital entertainment to engage customers.
We have exceptional relationships within the music industry; we have a fully licensed catalogue of over 8 million tracks in MP3 format, giving us the broadest MP3 reach in the world. In fact, we were the first company in Europe to have a 100% MP3 offering, including content from all the major labels. We are able to provide customers with access to the latest releases, as well as an extensive catalogue of some of the greatest music ever recorded across all musical genres.
We have provided digital download services to over 500 partners including, Spotify, Universal Music, EMI, Warner Music, Sony, KitKat, Samsung, Hugo Boss, Yahoo!, NME, AOL, XFM, BFI and Adidas, and have delivered millions of digital products in over 25 countries.
We operate our own direct-to-consumer digital download stores in 16 countries across Europe and North America: UK, France, Belgium, Spain, Norway, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Ireland, Austria, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Finland, U.S.A and Canada. This gives us a significant advantage in understanding the ever-evolving digital music industry as well as gaining significant insight into how the consumption of digital content is changing through direct experience with users.
In September 2009 HMV Group acquired a 50% equity stake in 7digital. HMV are the largest entertainment retailer in the UK and 7digital are their single supplier for all existing digital operations.