7digital launches in Sweden

Store carries MP3s from all majors, some indies

LONDON -- U.K.-based digital music store 7digital has launched in Sweden.

The store, which sells MP3s from all the majors and various indies, is up and running at http://se.7digital.com and will offer 4 million tracks. Swedish independent distributors on board include Bonnier Amigo, Artspages and Phonofile.

The launch of the Swedish store is the company's first in Scandinavia and will be followed by the launch of stores in Norway, Finland and Denmark.

The digital service is already operating in the U.K., Portugal Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, France, Spain, Germany and Belgium.

Swedish customers pay seven kronor (96 cents) per track and albums start at 79 kronor ($10.87). The 7digital catalog will also be available to Swedish music fans via integrated download links within streaming services Spotify and Last.fm.

"Our Swedish offering continues our European expansion of local download stores and international partnerships," 7digital CEO Ben Drury said.