Quick Note: BlackBerry to Axe BBM Music on June 2
April 4, 2013 11:40 AM
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BBM Music customers won't be charged after April
BlackBerry is still facing an uphill battle in the smartphone market even though it has had some
modest success with BlackBerry 10 operating system
and the new
. However, if you're a BlackBerry user who loves the BBM Music service, the Canadian company has announced that the music service will be discontinued.
BlackBerry began notifying subscribers this week by email that it will take the service offline on June 2, 2013 -- paying subscribers will not be billed after the month of April.
Rdio app for older BlackBerry devices
As a music alternative, BlackBerry is pushing subscribers to
as an alternative.
The email notes that Rdio is offering a 30-day free trial of the premium offering. Interestingly, there is apparently no official Rdio app for BlackBerry 10 devices.
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Good to know
4/4/2013 12:39:36 PM
I found this article highly informative and important. It's good to know BB Music will no longer be. Twenty six active users should take note.
RE: Good to know
4/4/2013 1:31:53 PM
LOL... 25. We just retired another one this week. ;)
RE: Good to know
4/4/2013 10:52:36 PM
i'm glad for it too that app was stupid. I tried it for a day and got rid of it when I was still on my 9810.
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