It is not unrealistic to expect that in the absence of net neutrality rules, larger ISPs will feel more comfortable using their positions as the access points of the Internet to block or throttle content that they do not own
The BBC has a new app to counter Spotify and Apple Music — www.engadget.com
The BBC has a problem. For almost a century, the British broadcaster has run a variety of national and regional radio stations to great effect in the UK. Their…
Dawn Ostroff Joins Spotify as Chief Content Officer — www.billboard.com
Dawn Ostroff has joined Spotify as the music streaming company’s new chief content officer.
Robert Neri: Africa is an exciting place for music business — www.musicinafrica.net
Robert Neri, managing director of the British arm of music publishing company Downtown, has said in the future Africa could be a major player in the music business.
Korean Artists Just Got a Pay Raise from Music Streaming Services — www.digitalmusicnews.com
Beginning on January 1, 2019, artists will see a growth in their royalties due to Korean music streaming services paying them more. But how much more?
Has Facebook put an end to the online gig guide? — www.theindustryobserver.com.au
It’s only a matter of time before Facebook annihilates every app under the sun. Has the conglomerate brought out a feature that’ll put an end to the gig guide?
Pandora & iHeartRadio Subscription Streams to Be Added to Billboard Charts — www.billboard.com
Billboard is expanding its stable of streaming contributors to its charts, as subscription streams from both Pandora and iHeartRadio – provided to and powered by Nielsen Music – will be included in chart calculations beginning with the rankings dated July 14
YouTube celebrates music streaming service launch with British house party — www.campaignlive.co.uk
YouTube is hosting a four-day house party at 180 The Strand celebrating British music and culture, following the UK launch of its streaming platform.