Verizon Plans On Music Downloads
Jun 29, 2005, 4:56 PM by (staff)
While taking questions after a presentation today, Verizon CEO Denny Strigl let slip that Verizon Wireless intends to launch a music download service within the next 6 to 8 months. Since there was no prepared information on the service, details are still slim. So far a Verizon spokesman has confirmed that the service will offer full song downloads and that Verizon is considering the different avenues people use to get and manage music. Separately it was revealed the the first phone capable of accessing this new music service will be a model from LG that is expected soon - most likely it is the VX8100.
LG Announces Music Service for Its High-End Phones
LG today announced a high-fidelity music service for several of its flagship handsets. The Hi-Fi music offering will make high-quality tracks available to LG owners in about 70 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, France, Italy, Russia, the U.K., and the U.S.
Amazon Music Unlimited Gains Family Plan
Following its promise to do so earlier this year, Amazon today launched a family plan option for its Amazon Music Unlimited service. The family plan costs $15 per month (or $150 per year) and gives up to six family members all the benefits of the streaming music service.
Microsoft Rebrands Its Music Service as 'Groove'
Microsoft today revealed details about the music service for Windows 10, which is now called Groove Music. Groove will be available across XBox and Windows devices, including PCs, tablets, and smartphones.
Samsung Warns Music Hub Customers to Download Tracks
Samsung recently began to email customers in an effort to alert them about the pending shut-down of its Music Hub service. The service will officially go offline July 1.
YouTube to Launch Own Music Service
YouTube is preparing to launch a paid music service in order to compete with similar offerings from Pandora and Spotify. "We're adding subscription-based features for music on YouTube with this in mind — to bring our music partners new revenue streams in addition to the hundreds of millions of dollars YouTube already generates for them each year," said YouTube in a statement provided to Reuters.
They should stream Music not download Music
Dont Sound that good.
IMO I dont see this working. On a customer standpoint If im fimilar with downloading music I would download it were I do now..Napster or itunes if you pay or winmx ect if you dont pay. The problem that I see ha