Apple Announces the Launch of its Music Streaming Service

Apple at WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) event announced its all new music streaming service, offering a combination of music streaming, downloads and internet radio.

The music service will be launched on June 30th and it offers its users with a catalog of on-demand tracks for a monthly subscription price of $9.99. A family pass with six users will cost $14.99.The company is also providing a three month free trial of the service for its users, before they make a choice of purchasing it. It also features curated playlists and special collections curated by top artists, as the company reports in their official blog post.

The service is believed to directly compete with other existing services like Spotify and Rdio. It also includes live DJ service known as Beats 1 with DJ’s stationed in NYC, London and LA.

The new service also includes a feature by the name ‘Connect’ where it connects the listeners with the artists. It gets all the social media content such as from Facebook to Twitter to Instagram into one portal. For now the service will be available on iOS, OS X and Windows computers. Apple Music will be available in over 100 countries.