Amazon expands Echo and Music Unlimited to 28 new countries


And the is free to download but to get music service; it's chargeable.

Alphabet ( GOOGL )'s Google unit is reportedly picking a fight with Apple ( AAPL ), Pandora ( P ) and Spotify with a new music streaming service days after squaring off with ( AMZN ). The device will arrive with Amazon's online music streaming service, i.e., Amazon Music Unlimited which is much simplified in the United States and many more countries.

Remix is owned by Alphabet Inc, a company that is constantly trying to overcome the supremacy of Spotify and Apple Music. This service was based on subscriptions, and allowed people to stream music.

This service is all set for launch in March, and has been named "Remix". Moreover, it will provide more revenue to music labels that have been pushing for more money from the video site. YouTube is also in talks with the two others, Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, and Merlin, a consortium of independent labels, the people said. Though the focus will be on "audio-only", users can access video clips. YouTube has been stuck in negotiations with Universal and Sony for more than a year.

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According to Bloomberg, YouTube will need to figure out several issues to meet its March 2018 launch date.

Though the music industry had hoped Red would be devoted to music, YouTube has positioned it as a home for original video projects like science-fiction comedy "Lazer Team" and a reboot of "The Karate Kid".

Some other reports also suggest that, YouTube will merge the YouTube Red's subscription with this Remix platform so the users who have subscribed to YouTube Red will be able to explore the platform simultaneously.

According to Bloomberg, "YouTube hired former Warner Music executive Lyor Cohen previous year to help oversee its music operations and serve as a liaison to the record business", which coincided with Google folding "much of the staff for Google Play Music into YouTube".