“Apple is expected to debut a subscription streaming-music service, making it one of the central announcements at the company’s annual developers conference next week in San Francisco,” Solsman and Tibken write. “Consider it a reboot of the Beats Music streaming service it purchased last year.”
“Apple’s music service could once again change up how consumers purchase music by placing a spotlight on the burgeoning trend of music subscriptions. Instead of paying 99 cents a track, consumers pay a monthly fee — reportedly $10 a month — for access to virtually any song they want,” Solsman and Tibken write. “Apple’s advantage: hundreds of millions of consumers are already familiar and comfortable with iTunes. And Apple has their credit card and purchase information already stored.”
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