Portals or Musical or Cinematographic sites
If you manage Services or Web sites for which the communication, presentation, promotion and offers of musical contents are prevalent or important elements of your online business, the MSP (Multimedia Service Providers) license is available.
Specifically, the MSP is essential if you want to perform one or more of the following activities:
- Free or pay on demand Streaming ;
- Free or pay Downloading;
- Subscription services;
- pre-listening or pre-viewing;
- Interactive or non-interactive Multi-channel Web Radio;
- Web TV offering mostly musical contents (over 50% of the total);
- Pay Video on Demand;
- Special operations for promotional purposes.
For services or sites that offer to the public cinematographic or audiovisual works, the MSP license provides also for rates and conditions regarding the payment of the equitable remuneration due to the authors of such works.
To obtain the MSP licence it is necessary to undersign this agreement, provide all the requested information and then send two hard copies to:
SIAE Multimedia Office, Viale della Letteratura, 30 - 00144 ROME.
Upon receipt of the undersigned license contract and of the proof of the advance payment, due for the type of use requested, SIAE will return a copy of the contract, the invoice for the amount paid and the licence number to report in your website.
Once you have obtained the license, every three months you will have to submit to SIAE the report of usages together with the accounting statement summary and make the payment of the fees due.
For the download offer it is also necessary to pay a deposit to guarantee future payments. The deposit will be returned at the end of the activity.
For information write an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remember that: in addition to the SIAE license for music, if you use original recordings of musical works (taken from audio Cds, DVDs, Internet websites), it is necessary to directly contact the record companies to obtain their specific prior authorization.
The licence contract can be viewed for your information by clicking here.
Remember that: in addition to the SIAE licence, if you use original recordings of musical works (taken from audio Cds, DVDs, Internet websites), it is necessary to directly contact the record companies to obtain their specific prior authorization.