Apple Launches Music Service to Compete with Spotify, Pandora

Apple has finally landed the music streaming service. Tim Cook announced “Apple Music” service, which will be launched around the world by the end of this month. The service packs a bundle of radio, music streaming service, social media services. Apple is tapping into the music streaming service pretty late: companies like Spotify and Pandora have already captured millions of music fans around the world. But since it’s “Apple” music service, it could never go unnoticed.

Apple’s music service will be free for first three months. After the free period, it will start charging $9.99. The latest service launch is an extension of Apple’s acquisition of Beats, which the company bough got $3 billion.

Apple Music service will let its subscribers live stream songs, listen to radio, download songs, enjoy recommendations from the app. There will also be a social media feature which will connect fans with famous artists.