Apple Music comes to Amazon Echo speakers this month

JACCA-ROUTENOTE | December 3, 2018

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Amazon have announced that on the week starting December 17th they will be bringing Apple’s music streaming service Apple Music to their popular Amazon Echo speakers. Apple will join rival streaming services like Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and Amazon’s own streaming services as music streamers that can be played on Echo devices and controlled by their Alexa artificial intelligence. Apple have been competitive with rival services in the past especially after launching their own Smart Speaker, providing access to them with AirPlay but without full functionality using their Siri AI. Up until recently Amazon were also cautious to work with Apple, limiting supply of their products on their digital store. The competition seems to have calmed down recently and with Apple Music coming to Amazon Echo both sides seem to be opening themselves up more.

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