Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity, Music Streaming Service from Sony

Posted by tottx Thursday, December 23, 2010 0 comments
Japanese electronics giant, Sony Corp., eventually launching a streaming music service "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity" on Wednesday (12/22/2010). This service will compete with Apple's iTunes music store.

However, unlike iTunes, the music service does not provide download services. All tracks are only accessible by streaming through the Sony-made device that is connected to the internet such as the PlayStation 3 and Bravia TVs. To access via cell phone or MP3 player Walkman while not yet done, but promised to be immediately available.

"We realized if we go with the same model (with iTunes), it is difficult to direct popular among users," said Kazuo Hirai, Sony's executive vice president. To access the list of tracks available, customers must register. Total has been available for more than 6 million songs that can be enjoyed from these Qriocity service.

This service will begin to be introduced in the UK and Ireland and soon overtake Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, and next year to the United States. Brsa music complements the video on demand service which Sony first launched in the U.S. and several European countries with the same umbrella.


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