As a part of Chromecast’s first birthday celebrations, Google on Thursday, announced a $30 music subscription to Chromecast users in US for 90 days, starting from July 24 onwards.
The Google Play Music All Access subscription will be available to US users and the offer will not be applicable to existing Google Play Music all-access subscription. Google has also reduced the price of Chromecast by $5 and users who by the $35 device by September will receive the $30 worth subscription from Google. A monthly subscription in Google Music costs $9.99.
“To celebrate Chromecast’s birthday, Google is offering an All Access subscription free for 90 days to anyone with a Chromecast,” said Google in a Blog post.
Google also mentioned that people have hit the “cast” button 400 million times after the Chromecast was launched. During the launch of the device, three months of Netflix subscription were offered for free. Google has also announced the Android Screen mirroring feature for Chromecast at the I/O conference that would display content from the smartphone into the TV.
The $35 dongle device provides access to Internet-based services like YouTube, Netflix and others through the HDMI port of the TV and became hugely popular making the device to go out-of-stock with popular retailers like Amazon. The Chromecast has been launched in 20 countries, available in 30,000 stores and has sold millions of units worldwide.
Since its introduction, several apps has been added to the streaming service and has become a bestseller on Amazon. Consumers who want to redeem the offer can visit Chromecast official page and set-up an All Access account by September 30, 2014 for the free subscription. Rules and regulations are here.
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