Sony’s Cooperating Across Units..Really. No, Really.

An interview with Chris Deering, president of Sony Europe, on how Sony has gotten its act together and working across various units, including digital like Sony Connect, Sony Music, and Sony Pictures.

For instance (sub. req for the actual interview), “Sony Electronics has announced and is commencing the download business called Connect. And that involves talks with many [music] labels, and certainly negotiations with Sony Music, and a familiarity with the issues facing the industry.

There is another initiative from Sony Electronics which we refer to as the PMA (personal media assistance service) has now become a service that is made available to mobile operators that allows them to sell subscriptions for personalised streaming music