Amazon might be working on a cheap, Echo-only music subscription service
Music subscription services such as Spotify and Apple Music typically cost around 10 bucks a month, but Amazon might soon be offering a service that costs half as much — if you own its Echo music player.
According to a report by Recode, which cites industry sources, it would cost either $ 4 or $ 5 per month, offering unlimited, ad-free music. Typically, that price point is reserved for internet radio services, such as Pandora One, which does not let users choose individual songs to play.
Amazon’s cheap new service would offer that, but users would not be able to access it on phones or other devices — only the Echo. Read more…