Apple expected to unveil USD 10 per month music service soon

Tuesday 2 June 2015 | 10:20 CET | News
Apple is expected to unveil a new USD 10 per month music streaming service during its developers conference next week, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the plans. Unlike Spotify, which has an ad-supported service as well subscription, Apple will make only a handful of songs available for free listening, the sources said. Apple also plans to augment its free, ad-supported internet radio service with channels programmed and hosted by human DJs. People familiar with Apple's thinking say the company is prepared to cannibalize its download business in favor of

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / BBC / Google / Pandora / Sony / Spotify / Universal Music / Vivendi / Warner Music
Countries: World
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