Amazon's Spotify rival competes on price
Amazon has launched a second music streaming service in the US.
In an unusual step, Amazon Music Unlimited is being offered at a discounted price if its use is restricted to the company's voice-controlled speakers.
Echo owners who take this option would pay less than half the monthly fee of an Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play or Tidal subscription.
One expert said Amazon was not trying to poach customers from rivals.
But it was seeking to encourage existing customers to spend more, said Chris Cooke of the music industry news site CMU.
"At the moment you either use a free streaming... read more
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