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A paid subscription to Apple Music issued 6.5 million people

With the time of release of streaming music service Apple Music has been more than three months. This means over the test free period of use of the app for those who have tried Apple Music immediately after its release. Someone became a fan of the Apple product, someone – on the contrary, and someone does not understand “what is eaten”. The last were few, and the holders of a paid subscription Apple Music become 6.5 million people. About this informed the head of Apple Tim cook.

Speaking at technology conference Digital Live cook said that at the moment, 8.5 million people use the free trial version Apple Music. “I’m really happy about it, and think the rise is real good,” concluded the head of the Corporation.

For comparison, competing service Spotify signed on 20 million people who pay monthly for using the service. But, at the same time, the entire audience of the service, which in the seven years since launch, has reached 75 million active users, there is a choice — free fare and listening to advertising, or paid. Almost a quarter chose a paid subscription.

Music streaming service from Apple was launched in the world, including in Russia, 30 June. It provides access to the iTunes library and the directory that includes more than 30 million songs, and allows to save tracks for listening without access to the Internet. Another notable feature is the clock Beats 1 radio station with DJs from new York, Los Angeles and London. Also subscribers can use the platform to Connect with backstage-pictures, news and singles, which put the musicians themselves.

The first three months of Apple Music you can use for free, then payment is 169 rubles per month, and a family subscription will cost 269 rubles.

In the Apple announced that the company’s goal is to obtain 100 million subscribers. According to journalists The Next Web, if Apple Music will continue to evolve along the same trajectory, it will Eclipse the competition.

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