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Samsung preparing to charge for Milk Music after launching as a free service

By Shawn Knight
Apr 18, 2014
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  1. Samsung launched a streaming music service called Milk last month. The service grabbed headlines as it was free to download, free to use without ads and didn't even require users to log in. That's certainly appealing on a number of...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,027   +913

    Why do they want to join the already polluted streaming music market? You cant compete against Spotify for example unless you have low rates.
     
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  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,178   +764

    "Samsung preparing to charge for Milk Music after launching as a free service".
    Big typo here, I think it should read: Samsung preparing to Milk us for Music after launching as a free service.
     
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  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,027   +913

    LMAO this is why we like you Skidmark.
     
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  5. misor

    misor TS Maniac Posts: 1,020   +153

    :)
    The seductive nature of freebies until users got sucked.
    with billions of dollars of profit after tax, I think it's a corporate responsibility of Samsung to offer something that is really free and enjoyable to its customers.
     
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  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,178   +764

    Thank you JC, I like you too, you amuse me. :)
     
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  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,178   +764

    It's the oldest trick in the book, they get you addicted then WHAM! they lower the boom.
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2014
  8. Ghost410

    Ghost410 TS Rookie

    The bait and switch paradigm only works when the customer has a compelling need for what is being offered. Milk isn't anything special. I certainly wouldn't pay for it or tolerate their ads. Won't be missed.
     
  9. LeaninOnLife

    LeaninOnLife TS Rookie

    How can they start charging for something that doesn't even work properly in the first place?
     
  10. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,178   +764

    Lol. I wouldn't know about that, maybe they're expecting big things from it.
     


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