Google launches 'Play Music All Access' unlimited streaming music service

Google launches 'Play Music All Access' unlimited streaming music service
Google used their I/O conference today to unveil their oft-rumored unlimited streaming music subscription service, dubbed "Google Play Music All Access," or just "All Access" for short.

The service will rival Spotify, Rdio and others, and should prove to be major competition given Google's deep integration in Android and its hundreds of millions of users.

At $9.99 per month, the service will offer unlimited streaming music from the major record labels (UMG, Warner and Sony) and indie labels and be available on mobile devices as well as the standard desktop option. Clear market leader Spotify costs the same amount but there is a free option that is not unlimited and does not include mobile access.

One great deal from Google, is if you sign up before June 30th, the premium service is just $7.99 per month.

Similar to Spotify, All Access will let users create radio-esque stations from their favorite songs or genres as well as create playlists.

The service, while not any different than Spotify or Rdio, does have the full backing of Google, a $300 billion behemoth that is looking to round out its ecosystem one piece at a time. The company announced earlier today that 900 million Android devices have been activated since launch.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 15 May 2013 19:35
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  • 3 comments
  • Mrguss

    Good-bye iRadio :)

    +5000

    16.5.2013 15:11 #1

  • seths

    Who in the hell pays for a streaming music service anymore, its all free. Google, stop trying to copy apple, they suck, and so does every OS since ICS, android is going down hill, just about as shitty as iOS now, edited by ddp you Google, edited by ddp you right in apples edited by ddp

    16.5.2013 15:46 #2

  • DVDBack23

    Originally posted by seths: Who in the hell pays for a streaming music service anymore, its all free. Google, stop trying to copy apple, they suck, and so does every OS since ICS, android is going down hill, just about as shitty as iOS now, edited by ddp you Google, edited by ddp you right in apples edited by ddp Who pays for streaming? Millions of people.

    16.5.2013 22:14 #3

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