Apple Reveal Music Streaming Service Subscription Numbers: Apple News

On Wednesday Apple Reveal Music Streaming Service Subscription Numbers was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) Apple CEO Tim Cook has shared the subscription numbers behind Apple Music's streaming service. On Monday (Oct. 20), Cook told CNET at the WSJD Live Conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., that Apple Music has just 6.5 million paid subscribers and another 8.5 signed up for the free trial.

The numbers seem to be a drop in the bucket compared to the 800 million iTunes users around the world. But Cook is steadfast that he is pleased with the numbers. He told CNET, "I'm really happy about it, and I think the runway here is really good."

Apple Music launched in June offering its 800 million iTunes users three months of free access to the new service. It offers streaming music with playlists curated by 'music experts," a 24/7 radio station called Beats 1 and a social aspect that connects fans and artists. Read more - here.

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