Constant rumors of consolidation are coming to pass. Last week phone carrier Sprint announced the purchase of a 33% stake in the Jay Z-owned Tidal, and Web radio innovator Pandora has unveiled its much-delayed intention to enter the market with an on-demand plan of its own.
Each service in the increasingly crowded field is working frantically to overcome the perception that the main distinction among the uniformly priced $9.99 a month offerings is little more than font style, quirky playlist title and color scheme… More at LA Times.
A useful article if you want some background on the various services available today. For me, they all offer the music I need and so price wins which is why I am only using the Prime Music offering that is bundled with Amazon Prime.