Sprint and Warner Announce Music Service
Jan 9, 2003, 8:00 AM by (staff)
Sprint PCS and Warner Music Group yesterday announced a new music service featuring some of the music industry's most popular artists. Sprint customers can now download polyphonic and animated ringtone versions of their favorite songs, have their favorite celebrity artist announce incoming calls, or sample clips of new music via the first-ever wireless streaming music clip subscription service - all on their PCS Vision phones.
In Boon to Cricket Customers, Google Home Gains Deezer Music Streaming Service
Deezer this week said its music streaming service will soon be available for streaming on the Google Home smart speaker. Deezer competes with Spotify, Google Play Music, Apple Music, and Amazon Music Unlimited.
Sprint Takes a 33% Stake In Music Service Tidal
Sprint today said it has acquired a 33% stake in Tidal, a music and entertainment platform. Sprint plans to make Tidal's service available to its 45 million retail customers.
Apple Music Is $10/Month
Apple today announced Apple Music, its new streaming music service. In addition to streaming the entire iTunes catalog, the service includes curated playlists.
Google Music for Android Gains Support for Podcasts
Google today added podcasts to the online and Android versions of its Google Music service. Similar to how Google Music suggests playlists for certain moods or activities, so too will the service recommend podcasts based on interests and activities.