Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Last.fm to charge for mobile radio

So, they build a radio station based on my taste and then charge me $3 a month to listen on my phone?  I think not.


Last.fm Moves to Paid Content Model, Largely Abandons Free Mobile Service | Fast Company

Starting next Tuesday, February 15th, Last.fm's "radio service" in its mobile apps, and some home entertainment devices will "become an ad-free, subscriber-only feature" according to an official blog posting. It'll remain free-to-access on its website in the U.S., U.K., and Germany and for U.S. and U.K. Xbox and "Windows Mobile 7 phones" and through its desktop app.