Licensing deal

Oakland-Based Pandora Internet Radio Cuts First-Ever Direct Deal With Artists Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.
Netflix Adding TV Shows In New Licensing DealOnline movie rental company Netflix Inc. and NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution have expanded their license deal that covers TV shows subscribers can watch instantly by streaming them online, the companies said Friday.