iTunes Radio to Go Behind Apple Music Pay Wall
Jan 16, 2016, 9:46 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Apple has begun informing listeners of iTunes Radio that the service will require a fee beginning later this month. iTunes Radio has been available since 2013 and allows people to listen to ad-supported music stations. Apple said Beats 1, its global radio station, will be the only free offering after January 28. People who want to listen to Apple's curated radio stations will need to subscribe to Apple Music, which costs $10 per month. Competing services such as Pandora and Slacker continue to offer ad-supported streaming services for free. Apple Music debuted in June 2015 and offers ad-free listening in addition to playlists, social connections, and users' own libraries.
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