SEO News
YouTube

Is YouTube Tuning Up a Music Streaming Service?

carly-page
by , Comments

cloud-music

YouTube is reportedly planning to launch a music streaming service later this year to compete with Spotify, Fortune reported. 

The upcoming service, which will be tightly knit into Google Play and the Android ecosystem, will apparently offer both free and paid-for subscription models.

YouTube seemed to confirm the rumors. A spokesperson said, "While we don't comment on rumor or speculation, there are some content creators that think they would benefit from a subscription revenue stream in addition to ads, so we're looking at that."

Apple is also in talks with Beats Electronics to get in on the company's planned music streaming service, Reuters reported.

The rumors on Apple's talks with Beats aren't so concrete, however. It's also worth noting that Beats already has a partnership with Android phone maker HTC, which as an Apple rival could stop a deal.

This article was originally published on the Inquirer.


The Original Search Marketing Event is Back!
SES DenverSES Denver (Oct 16) offers an intense day of learning all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC). The mission of SES remains the same as it did from the start - to help you master being found on search engines. Register today!

Recommend this story

comments powered by Disqus