Sony "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity" sevice finally expands in
in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
"Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity," which debuted in the U.K. and
Ireland in December 2010, is a cloud-based, digital music service
which gives music lovers access to a catalogue of millions of songs
from major labels including Universal Music Group, Sony Music
Entertainment, Warner Music Group and EMI Music as well as leading
independent labels and major publishers worldwide.
Users can play music any time through "Music Unlimited powered by
Qriocity" on a wide variety of Internet-connected Sony devices
including Sony's 2010 and 2011 models of network-enabled BRAVIA TV,
Blu-ray Disc player, Blu-ray Disc Home Theater system, PlayStation 3
computer entertainment system as well as VAIO and other personal
computers. All existing PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems
in these countries will have access to the service. It will also
become available on Sony's portable devices, as well as on Sony and
third-party Android-based mobile devices and other portable devices.
Sony offers the Basic (3.99 Euros) and the Premium (9.99 Euros)
monthly subscription plans. The Basic plan works as an infinite
ad-free radio station and subscribers can listen to dozens of
personalized channels - categorized by genre, era as well as mood
through SensMe - without the requirement to download or manage their
music files. Additionally, the Premium subscription plan offers a
one-time 30 day Premium free trial enabling users to listen in full
to every song on demand, create personal playlists of favorites, and
gain access to premium Top 100 channels which are regularly updated
with the latest hits.
By studying users' listening habits, incorporating their
'like/dislike' song ratings, analyzing their existing music
collections and more, "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity" adapts to
users' music preferences.
"Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity" is the next extension of
services 'powered by Qriocity.' Sony debuted "Video On Demand powered
by Qriocity," a premium video streaming service, in the U.S. in April
2010 and expanded the service to France, Germany, Italy, Spain and
the U.K. in November 2010. It will also become available in Japan on
January 26. Through "Video on Demand powered by Qriocity" customers
can instantly rent from a growing library of Hollywood blockbuster
movies across Sony's 2010 and 2011 models of network-enabled BRAVIA
TV, Blu-ray Disc player and Blu-ray Disc Home Theater system.