Articles Tagged ‘Rdio’


A guide to music streaming services

A comparison of what each digital music service, including the newly available Spotify, offers in terms of audience size, ad options and user experience.


Spotify launches in Canada

One of the leading music streaming services has brought its catalogue of 20 million songs north of the border, with an ad-supported free version.


Can streaming services hit a high note?

OMD’s Nick Barbuto and Touche!’s Emily Malloy-Manuel on audience and brand potential for the services, as Spotify gears up for its Canadian launch.


Rdio and Shaw’s plan to get Canadians streaming

CEO Anthony Bay and Shaw’s Jim Little officially launched the service’s latest updates with a concert from Ellie Goulding over the weekend.


First and the furious: new sponsors step up for TIFF

Ford and Pepsi are among the brands going big for their first year as festival sponsors.


SoundCloud open for business

The audio-streaming platform has announced a new service for independent and major artists to monetize content with a full slate of advertising options.


Rdio solidifies Canadian strategy with key hire

Michael Orrbrooke is joining the company as GM in Canada, providing more direct leadership for a market the company calls important to its global presence.


Personalized audio services doubled in popularity last year: MTM

Media Technology Monitor reports that 20% of Canadian Anglophones use services like Songza, Rdio and Spotify, up from 10% in 2012.


Rdio partners with Shaw to expand Canadian presence

The Canadian communications company will promote the music streaming service across its platforms.