February 18th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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“So @GeorgErgatoudis has just announced that @BBCR1 will v.soon be including @Spotify streams in the Top 40 charts not just sales!” claimed one of the tweets coming out of last night’s Radio Academy...

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January 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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YouTube is huge for discovering and listening to music, as you're well aware, but over the last couple of years, we've been trying to cover the other aspects of Google's video service: the emerging ecosystem...

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December 19th, 2013 by Music Ally

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British music startup Psonar has been touting its pay-per-play model for years in one form or another,

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November 6th, 2013 by Music Ally

We've already reported on the BBC's plans to turn its Radio 1 station into an "audio-visual channel" within its iPlayer service (Bulletin, 8-Oct-13).

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October 17th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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Music Ally is busy liveblogging some of the key sessions at the Copyright & Technology conference in London today. The latest was a panel session on 'The Limits of Copyright in the Digital Age', moderated...

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October 15th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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The party line on whether on-demand streaming music cannibalises radio is that they're complementary, but is that really the case? BBC Radio director Helen Boaden has given a speech admitting that there...

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October 9th, 2013 by Music Ally

British broadcaster the BBC has ambitious plans for its Radio 1 radio station, which is getting a new video channel within the Beeb's iPlayer service.

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October 9th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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Almost exactly a year ago, we wrote about British broadcaster the BBC's plans to launch a digital music service called Playlister. At the time, the Beeb's official comment was "the BBC is regularly...

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July 3rd, 2013 by Music Ally

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The BBC pulled out all the multi-platform stops for its coverage of the Glastonbury Festival last week across smartphones, tablets, web and TV.

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