American company Amazon, the world’s largest turnover among selling goods and services via the Internet, plans to develop its own service subscription music subscription. It is reported by Recode, citing sources.
Amazon plans to launch the service in September of this year, but the company has not yet signed deals with music labels and publishers.
This new service will only work on the equipment of Echo, and in it, compared to Spotify or Apple Music, no ads.
The subscription price will be about $4-5 per month.
Recall that Amazon introduced its acoustic Echo system with the function of intelligent voice assistant in the past year. It connects to your home computer network via a wireless connection Wi-Fi and you can listen to music via streaming audioservice.
According to Amazon, in 2015, has sold about 1 million units of this speaker system. This year it is planned to sell 3 million units, and in 2017 – 10 million