BBC to launch own music streaming service

James Hanley

The BBC has revealed plans to launch its own music streaming service.

The broadcaster outlined its ambition to launch “a new music discovery service” in its new British. Bold, Creative report.

“We have developed a digital music proposal with the music industry, which builds on BBC Music’s Playlister,” explained director-general Tony Hall (pictured). “It would make the 50,000 tracks the BBC broadcasts every month available to listen online, for a limited period.

“Audiences would be able to ...

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