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Google's (GOOG +2%) music streaming plans center around YouTube videos, a Fortune report...

Google's (GOOG +2%) music streaming plans center around YouTube videos, a Fortune report suggests. Both free and subscription options will be available, with the subscription option likely providing ad-free access. A new Google Play service is also planned. Gizmodo's Mario Aguilar sees bigger possibilities for YouTube subscriptions: "Given how annoying YouTube ads are ... would you pay not to watch them like you pay for ad-free Pandora? How much?"  (previous: I, II)
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  • DIgitalMediaView
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    Three brands matter in US music market, iTunes, Pandora and YouTube. YouTube already most preferred by younger consumers (http://bit.ly/WtaAAS). Dedicated and fully enabled YT music play could be a huge competitive threat to everyone else in the streaming music space.
    5 Mar 2013, 02:59 PM Reply Like
  • alphaseeking9
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    ...most preferred by younger consumers? I'm in my fifties and I love to watch Youtube.
    5 Mar 2013, 11:22 PM Reply Like
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