Mobile universe may not be consumer paradise

Just this week the UK radio group Chrysalis said it plans to allow listeners to download songs heard on Chrysalis-owned stations to their mobile phones. It’s move followed that of rival Classic FM owner GWR which recently launched its “hear it, buy it, burn it” services, which allow listeners to download tracks to desktop PCs or MP3 players like the Apple iPod. Radio stations are well-placed to take advantage of