Blinkbox Music: 'We're not trying to compete with radio'

Tom Pakinkis

Tesco’s music streaming service Blinkbox Music has moved to reassure UK radio stations that it doesn’t want to eat into their audience.

In a speech at RadioCentre’s annual members’ conference at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza earlier this month, Blinkbox Music COO Cathal Naughton told attendees that although the Tesco platform is aimed at the casual music user that tunes into commercial radio, there is room for both to coexist.

“Like so many of you here today in the radio ...

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