While the soundtracks of the first three parts of the film The Lord of the Rings sold over five million copies throughout the world, the soundtrack of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey promises to be one of the most remarkable of the year. The soundtrack was once again entrusted to Howard Shore, who had won Oscars for his compositions in two parts of the previous trilogy: Fellowship of the Ring and The Return of the King. The album is available in stores in two editions, standard and deluxe, offering new tracks and long versions of certain pieces. http://decca.com/thehobbit/



Activision Blizzard
Wreck-it Raph TM

The video game Wreck-it RalphTM is inspired by the new Walt Disney movie of the same name, currently showing in cinemas. It takes players through the new adventures of Ralph, a misunderstood villain who wants to become a hero. He joins forces with Fix-It Felix to save their arcade universe from an invasion from Cy-Bugs. Players use Ralph’s destructive hands to destroy the Cy-Bugs and win arcade bonuses. The player can play either Ralph or Felix, and switch between roles. Wreck-It RalphTM is rated PEGI 3 and is available for Nintendo WiiTM, Nintendo 3DSTM and DSTM mobile consoles.




SFR’s Christmas

In this holiday season, SFR is launching its traditional Christmas offers and cutting the price of its RED 2-hour plan (unlimited text and multimedia messages) in half. It is also offering advantageous deals on used-telephone collection to facilitate the renewal of mobiles and allow its customers to acquire a next-generation 4G-compatible smartphone. Finally, subscriptions to its box service are available at an attractive price for 12 months when the subscription is taken by December 31, 2012. It is an excellent opportunity to experience multi-screen services, which allow users to access all of their TV content anywhere, any time on all their screens (tablets and smartphones). For more details on the offering and conditions, please visit www.sfr.fr.



Maroc Telecom
Introducing e-billing

This new service allows the operator’s customers to view and download their mobile, Internet and fixed-line bills online. All they need to do is register at https://efacture.iam.ma or on the website www.iam.ma. Once registered, customers receive a monthly e-mail notification of each bill. They can view the reports and statistics on their use, such as their six-month statement or a list of outgoing calls categorized by destination. For large accounts and businesses, the transaction is handled by account executives in the connected sales agency. E-billing helps protect the environment by gradually replacing paper bills.




GVT was chosen the company that most respects the consumer in Brazil, in the category conventional telephony. The survey was conducted by Consumidor Moderno Magazine in partnership with the consultancy Shopper Experience, one of the most respected research firms in the country. The consultant company made interviews with 6402 consumers in the cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte and São Paulo showing the real customer experience.




Groupe Canal+
Le site Music de Canal+

The Canal+ Group has announced the creation of Music, an all-music site. It is linked to the music sharing and streaming platform Spotify. Music provides access to all of the network’s music events: album of the week, the live section of the program Le Grand Journal, the sounds of the day on La Matinale, the musical creations of Groland and more. It also allows users to experience a number of playlists created or recommended by Canal+ hosts. The site is available at www.canalplus.fr/music and on all fixed and mobile devices (PC, Mac, tablets and smartphones). All of the playlists on the Canal+ universe will also be included and available directly on Spotify.