If you own a Nokia Lumia smartphone you have probably come in to contact with Nokia Music, a free to use music streaming service for Nokia device owners. All you need to do to use the service is to run the app that is included by default on Lumia devices. From here it is possible to browse more than 17 million songs it makes available, create personalized radio stations based on your own preferences, or listen to popular stations instead.
Users in addition to that get tour dates, can buy tickets, find venues or get directions to the next gig using the app and only the application.
Nokia today announced the launch of Music+, a subscription based music streaming service that offers all that Nokia Music has to offer and then some. Nokia sees this as an addition to the company's music service and users who do not want to subscribe to Music+ can use the old free service like before without any restrictions.
So, what do Nokia Music+ users get on top of what is offered for free? A lot actually but judge for yourself:
All that for a subscription fee of (around) $3.99 or €3.99 per month. Nokia Music+ is said to launch in the coming weeks. While not explicitly mentioned, it is likely that Nokia Music+ will also only be available for Lumia device owners.
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