Pandora takes on Spotify Apple with new streaming services

by The Associated Press Posted Sep 13, 2016 7:31 am MDT Last Updated Sep 13, 2016 at 8:20 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NEW YORK, N.Y. – Pandora is getting ready to take on Spotify, Apple Music and others with a new, $10 monthly streaming music service, and a cheaper option as well.The Internet radio company is declining to say how much the lower-priced service will cost, but it says both options will launch before the end of the year.The new subscription service from Pandora will give users more control over which songs they want to hear. On Tuesday, the company announced new licensing deals with Sony Music, Universal Music Group and several independent record labels. It is still in talks with Warner Music Group.Shares of Pandora Media Inc. are up more than 2 per cent before the opening bell. Pandora takes on Spotify, Apple with new streaming services FILE – In this Oct. 23, 2015 file photo, Pandora is displayed above a post where it trades on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Pandora is getting ready to take on rivals Spotify, Apple Music and others, offering a monthly $10 streaming music service, but also a cheaper option. On Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, the company signed licensing deals with Sony Music, Universal Music Group and several independent record labels. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) read more

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