OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 02, 2015 - Sprint confirms that it is in discussions with Tidal, the new music streaming platform launched earlier this week, to determine how to best to make the service available to its customers. It further clarifies that it has not made an investment in Tidal. We are working together in partnership for the vision of the common cause of reestablishing the value of music, it is NOT a financial investment or exclusive partnership.
Sprint also confirms that, similarly, its parent company SoftBank Group Corp Corp. has not purchased a stake in Tidal.
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