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Android, iOS Users Can Now Get Free Songs From Their Spotify App
2013-12-11 14:51:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Spotify announced on Wednesday it would be giving people using mobile devices free access to millions of songs. The music streaming service opened up its services to anyone using an iOS or Android tablet or smartphone free of charge. The new free product will include ads, similar to Pandora radio stations. “From today, Spotify gives you access to millions of songs across your mobile devices for free. Listen to all your playlists,...

2013-10-01 08:26:03

OSLO, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today music service WiMP launches its new product for everyone who appreciates good sound quality - WiMP HiFi. The award-winning service enables lossless music streaming in CD quality and is available for Sonos, Bluesound, iOS and Android at double WiMP Premium price. Already ahead of its launch, WiMP HiFi was named HiFi-product of the year by Scandinavian magazine Lyd & Bilde in the category for music streaming service....

2013-09-25 08:27:26

OSLO, Norway, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Music streaming service WiMP delivers unlimited music to hotels and restaurants of the Olav Thon Group across Scandinavia. Thon Hotels is the first hotel chain to deliver a legal full catalogue music experience. Thon Hotels uses WiMP strategically with different music profiles in various locations, for example the Thon Hotel Opera with a dedicated classical music profile. Furthermore WiMP will bring its premium music...

2013-05-31 12:22:25

OSLO, Norway, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New numbers show that willingness to pay for music streaming services continues to increase. To a much greater extent than before, this also applies for the older generations and not just the youth. Usage has also increased and the respondents predict that they will use streaming services even more in one year. The numbers are from a survey conducted by Respons Analyse for streaming service WiMP in January, February and March...

2013-04-10 12:23:58

OSLO, Norway, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, music streaming service WiMP launches its new service WiMP DIY. WiMP DIY makes it beneficial for unsigned artists to release their music through streaming. The service has no fees and artists get a full 70 percent of revenues. With the DIY service, WiMP aims to get unsigned bands and artists out to a broader audience. WiMP DIY is a continuation of WiMP's NewSound campaign, which highlights new, local music. Music...

2013-03-14 16:24:43

OSLO, Norway, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Music streaming service WiMP differentiates through its editorial profile with local editors in each market, always aiming to inspire users to discover new music and old favorites. Adding to the local flavor, WiMP now also introduces curated global campaigns, showcasing more of all the great music among the millions of tracks. The first campaign 'Forever Young' focused on the enormous back catalogue and specifically the music of the...

2012-11-14 12:25:09

BERLIN, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WiMP has selected Gracenote MusicID® to power the music recognition feature in its iPhone and iPad Apps, available today in Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The addition of Gracenote MusicID makes it easy for WiMP subscribers to identify a track by simply holding their phone to wherever music is playing. From there, they can start a playlist or share with friends on Twitter and Facebook. The music experts at Gracenote have analyzed and created...

2012-10-02 02:25:47

OSLO, Norway, October 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More people have access to a music streaming service, more listen to music through streaming, more are willing to pay and an increasing amount believe that streaming will be the dominant way to play music in 2-4 years. The youngest generation, those under 30 lead the way. New numbers are from a survey conducted in June for music streaming service WiMP, who runs the survey twice a year in its current markets, this time Norway,...

2012-03-07 03:15:00

OSLO, Norway, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Music streaming service WiMP launches today for users of the Sonos Wireless HiFi System in Scandinavia. WiMP for Sonos contains the entire editorial content of WiMP, making it even easier to listen to music in high quality everywhere in the house. WiMP was the first music service worldwide that ran in beta in the new Sonos Labs, from December last year, and has already proved a success as a significant amount of users are...

2012-01-23 02:18:00

OSLO, Norway, January 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Music streaming services are gaining ground fast in the Scandinavian countries and revenue to the music industry is increasing. A market survey conducted by Norstat for music service WiMP in January 2012, shows that the proportion of Norwegians who have access to a music streaming service has increased from 37 to 56 percent in the last six months. For the first time, Norway has surpassed Sweden in this statistic - in Sweden during...