- 2013: iTunes Radio
unveiled; tickets sell out in over a minute
The Pet Life Radio 24/7 live radio stream is broadcast globally to over 150 million subscribers on the PetLifeRadio.com home page as well as to smart phones, mobile devices, Xboxes and cars through iHeartRadio, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher Radio, iTunes Radio
, Aha Radio, Agogo, Streema, iStream Radio, CX Radios, ooTunes Radio and others.
Previously, the ad-supported iTunes Radio
was accessible to customers, albeit with limited skips per hour.
plans to phase-out the free iTunes Radio
service on Jan.
Though among users of iTunes Radio
, Apple's earlier music
"We think penetration of paid subscription tiers have failed to achieve massive scale because the free ad-supported versions of the leading services--including Pandora internet radio, iTunes Radio
, iHeartRadio, and Spotify--already offer deep music libraries," the report says.
If you think Tidal's gonna walk right in and get huge market share, you probably believed iTunes Radio
was gonna neuter Pandora.
According to the lawsuit, a number of streaming services, including Apple's iTunes radio
, have copied, transmitted and performed the songs in Zenbu's catalog without paying licensing rights and performance fees.
You can even listen to free streaming radio stations with iTunes Radio
Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue has said the acquisition of Beats will improve Apple's music lineup from free streaming with iTunes Radio
to a top subscription service in Beats and buying music from the iTunes Store.
Exceptions to the rule include content services, the most recent example being iTunes Radio
. With a major release like iOS, however, Canada is expected to be in the launch group.
Although Apple broke into streaming with the launch of iTunes Radio
last September, the service has not been as popular or as lucrative as the company expected, according to sources.