Rdio focuses new service to non-paying users




Rdio focuses a new service on a non-subscribed users. That group is now in twenty countries, including the Netherlands, unlimited listen to the stations of the American company.

However, the non-paying group is exposed to advertisements; paying users dished no advertising. Subscribers can also create playlists and downloading. After the start of the updated display of the streaming music service both groups to come directly in a news feed end. It contains suggestions for popular artists, songs and albums. The social aspect also plays a role; For example, the activities of “friends” come into the feed end. The list of suggestions is continuously updated based on a person’s listening habits.

Rdio Netherlands had not yet reached to answer the question or answer Netherlands belongs to the twenty countries where the new service becomes available. The music service is from 2012 to use in the Netherlands.

With the changes Rdio wants to catch up to competitors like Spotify and Pandora shrink. Exact figures are unknown users, but The Verge talking about millions. The number of registrants would have doubled in the past year. Rdio is now active in sixty countries, including the Netherlands. In that respect, it is located between Pandora and Spotify. However, if one looks at visitors Rdio has yet to succumb against both Pandora 76.4 million as Spotify with over 40 million visitors.

Earlier this year, Rdio announced already that it is now his American users free, unlimited listen to music with. However, this applied only to the web version. With the new services Rdio so taking the next step.

Update 16:15: Several users are informed that the service is also available in the Netherlands.

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