Tag: Free Subscriptions

Pandora Launches Own Music Streaming Service

Pandora Launches Its Very Own, On-Demand Music Streaming Service – Premium Pandora was the company which had once kick-started the streaming music revolution through its radio station-based service which tailors itself according to the preferences and usage pattern of the user. Today, about a year after having acquired Rdio, Pandora has finally decided to reveal …

Five Must Know Facts About Music Streaming

According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), revenue earned via streaming services rose to an impressive 45.2% in the last 12 months, representing 43% of digital’s $6.7 million. With such a phenomenal rise, it is expected that streaming will soon supersede downloads to be the #1 digital revenue source – something that …

Spotify Say They Are Committed to Offering Free Streaming

Out of most of the major players, Spotify is the only company that looks committed to offering an ad-supported free service. Spotify’s Global Head of Creator Services Troy Carter appeared at the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ.D Live conference last Tuesday, and defended the streaming company’s choice to continue to offer a free service. “I don’t …

Amazon and Pandora Are Set to Launch Cheap Music Streaming at $5

The price of $10 a month has become the standard for music streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify. But according to the New York Times, Pandora and Amazon are set to challenge the norm and release a cheaper alternative at $5 within the coming weeks. There has been many within the music industry that …

Apple Music Signs deal with British Wireless Carrier EE

The UK’s largest wireless carrier EE (Everything Everywhere) is going to give its customers free Apple Music subscriptions. EE will offer new and upgrading customers a free trial of Apple’s music streaming service for up to six months. The offer will be live from September 1st. This is a big move for Apple Music in …

Is It the End of freemium for Spotify?

A recent article on Music Business Worldwide has announced that “Spotify now has in excess of 35m subscribers worldwide – and has added around 2m paying customers each month in the past quarter.” “The Swedish streaming service is currently standing at around 37m subscribers, a figure accelerated by a recent price promotion in multiple territories.” …