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The DDEX press releases by date, recent first.

24 January 2013

DDEX standards offer significant cost reduction
Independent study reveals 66% reduction in key operations expense over 5 years for digital music providers adopting DDEX data exchange standards. (Press release of DDEX Member Microgen)

20 July 2011

DDEX improves standards accessibility
DDEX announces new initiatives to make it easier and more cost effective for smaller businesses around the world to adopt its standards; offers more choices for customisation and new open source software solutions

1 July 2011

Nashville music industry needs standards
DDEX in Nashville to promote digital supply chain standards

23 January 2011

Google, EMI Music and Omnifone join DDEX Board
DDEX announces that Google, EMI Music and Omnifone have become Charter Members of the organisation and have taken seats on the DDEX Board

1 December 2010

Major Digital Music Players To Adopt DDEX Standards
Several digital music retailers, labels and other rights owners have made strategic commitments to begin using the DDEX content and metadata messaging specification as part of their digital music supply chain infrastructure

22 January 2010

European Music Rights Organisations announce commitment to DDEX messaging standards
Five major European Music Rights Organisations (MROs) have announced their commitment to adopt the DDEX messaging standard for the receipt of sales information reported by licensed online distributors of music

13 January 2010

DDEX Membership Growth Creates Need for New Structure; Kirit Joshi Elected Chair
DDEX announces a new membership structure; three new Charter Members are invited to join the Board and Kirit Joshi is elected Chair

21 October 2009
Digital Data Exchange Declares Standards For Digital Film and TV: Announces Open Meeting California

DDEX announces two significant standards that lay out a common XML format for exchanging information about TV programmes, movies and videos in the digital media value chain at open meeting in California

6 April 2009

April 2009 Bulletin
This DDEX Bulletin provides an overview of the major decisions taken at the 11th DDEX Plenary held March 2009 in Madrid

28 January 2009

The Orchard Selected To Join DDEX Board
The Orchard joins DDEX as a Charter Member and accepts a seat on the DDEX Board

16 October 2008

DDEX announces implementations of the organisation's digital communication standards
DDEX implementations are in progress by digital music service providers including iTunes, Muzak, Real Networks, SFR and Telefónica Servicios de Música S.A.U., music content companies SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT and Warner Music Group, and music rights societies, ASCAP, BMI, HFA, MCPS-PRS, SACEM, SGAE and SUISA.

6 June 2007

DDEX Marks First Anniversary With New Standards and New Members
Growing organization announces significant progress with Data Exchange Standards leading to more efficient and effective digital music business operations

18 October 2006

First Digital Data Exchange Standards Established and Agreed To by Digital Music Service Providers, Record Companies and Music Rights Societies
DDEX establishes initial standards to satisfy the needs of content creators, digital service providers and music users

4 May 2006

Music Industry and Digital Music Services Form Data Exchange Standards Organisation
Industry aims to improve the business operations of the legal digital music industry by helping harmonise and accelerate the current exchange of data, ultimately benefiting artists, writers and consumers