Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is growing strong and steady in 2015, with the launch of a brand new gadget like Apple Watch this year, the customers are loving them even more. We all know about the much talked about acquisition of Dr. Dre’s Beats by Apple in 2014, but ahead of WWDC 2015, Apple is gearing for a brand new music streaming service. UPDATE: According to the VentureBeat report, Sony Music CEO Doug Morris has effectively confirmed about the rumored Apple Music streaming service that will be announced on Monday’s WWDC 2015 keynote.
A great news for fan boys of the innovative company, which guarantees their products to be extremely intelligent and user-friendly. Coming to 5 things you must know about Apple’s Music streaming service are laid down for you below:
3 month Free Trial, Monthly Subscription
Apple knows how to win customers and it will do so by giving everybody a free trial of their music streaming service for 3 months. The users will be able to familiarize themselves with the product and they will have the power to decide whether to opt for the paid subscription or not.
Pre-Installed with Upgrade
Like every WWDC, this year will embark the announcement of an operating system upgrade. iOS upgrade in your handset will bring you pre-installed Apple Music along. The strategy behind integrating a brand new service within your OS will make it more native as it can be. Competitors will never have this advantage over customers with Apple handsets.
The $3Bn acquisition is being put to use wisely as the company is rebranding the iconic Beats as Apple Music. We are not surprised considering the fact that Apple has been exclusive since its very inception and will make sure it rules over the market alone. The rebranding will give it a fresh feel and more services will be offered to Apple users.
Music Deals and Tie Ups
Before WWDC, which is being hosted next week, Apple is in talks with music companies for tie-ups and deals. This will become the basis of the revenue and transaction model. Right now the monthly subscription after 3 months is rumored to be $10/month and music labels are going to reap some percentage of it.
Apple is coming to the music streaming online league for the very first time. The leader of this race is Spotify, which is a well-known and a smooth running platform for streaming music online. But Apple Music will come with hell lot of features and improvements to beat it.
Our final word on this big upcoming announcement at WWDC is that we got to wait and watch for the brand new service from Apple. Let the excitement build up. From the past conferences we know Apple will be focussed on customers and adding value in a new sphere of their lives.
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