Note, this article is a press release from Yahoo. The original copy in entirety and unmodified can be found at the release page.
Yahoo! Canada Co., an affiliate of Yahoo! Inc., a leading global Internet company, today announced the launch of its exciting new music subscription service, Yahoo!(R) Music Unlimited Canada. Available immediately, Yahoo! Music Unlimited Canada gives Canadian music fans access to a catalogue of over 1 million tracks to listen to, the option to transfer to portable devices, and the unique ability to share and discover music with friends through Yahoo!(R) Messenger, all for a great value.
The new music subscription service is available from $6.99 a month for an annual subscription, or $8.99 for a monthly subscription. Yahoo! Canada is offering a seven-day free trial at to Canadian users so they can enjoy the unparalleled music listening experience and management functionality that makes Yahoo! Music Unlimited Canada one of the most exciting online music destinations in Canada.
The service also launches as Rogers Yahoo! Music Unlimited on Rogers Yahoo! Hi-Speed Internet today, with an exclusive two-month free trial being offered only to new and existing Rogers Yahoo! Hi-Speed Internet customers starting today through March 31, 2006.
“Yahoo! Music Canada is Canada’s number one music streaming site and we are committed to providing the Web’s most engaging and relevant services that are built specifically for Canadians,” said Kerry Munro, General Manager, Yahoo! Canada. “Yahoo! Music Unlimited Canada draws on the best of Yahoo! to offer music fans unique personalization and community features.”
In addition to allowing fans to browse and listen to friends’ collections of subscription music and playlists via Yahoo! Messenger, the service enables them to build personalized music libraries, transfer tracks to compatible portable devices, purchase discounted permanent downloads, listen to commercial-free Internet radio stations and access their subscription service from any Internet-connected computer.
“From premium radio to an entirely on-demand experience, Yahoo! Music Unlimited Canada has assembled all the key elements to provide Canadian music fans with the content and features that matter most to them,” said Dave Goldberg, Vice President and General Manager, Yahoo! Music. “For great value, users get to listen to as much music as they want, while utilizing superior innovations in playlist generation and community features to enrich and expand their music experience.”
Yahoo! Music Unlimited Canada can be accessed by downloading the free Yahoo! Music Engine music management software from http://music.yahoo.ca. The Yahoo! Music Unlimited Canada music subscription service is available for an annual fee of $83.88 (equates to $6.99 per month) or a monthly subscription of $8.99. The Yahoo! Music Unlimited Canada music subscription service with to-go feature is available for an annual fee of $143.88 (equates to $11.99 per month) or a monthly subscription of $13.99. Pricing is identical for the Rogers Yahoo! Music Unlimited service.
Yahoo! Music Canada
Yahoo! Music Canada, offers users comprehensive music-related content, features and information. Yahoo! Music Canada provides a wide selection of streaming audio, an extensive collection of music videos, Internet radio, exclusive artist features and music news covering all genres of music to Yahoo! Canada visitors. Rogers Yahoo! Music is available to Rogers Yahoo! Hi-Speed Internet customers.
About Yahoo! Canada
Yahoo! Canada Co. is a leading Internet destination that provides online products and services to meet the needs of Canadians and offers a range of tools and marketing solutions for businesses to connect with Internet users. Yahoo! Canada services Canadians in both English and in French through its sites, www.yahoo.ca and http://francais.yahoo.ca. Yahoo! Canada is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.
Yahoo! releases their Yahoo Music service to Canadian users. [Press Release]
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