Rdio integrates Chromecast support in latest update
Rdio has become the latest music streaming service to integrate support for Google’s Chromecast. Rolling out later today (March 31, 2014), Android, iOS, and web users will be able to cast their music to the popular digital media device.
Rdio offers more then 20 million music tracks and scores of personalized radio stations. While there is a paid Rdio Unlimited service plan ($9.99 unlimited listening) to choose from, Rdio lets you try the service out for free for up to two weeks. There are also discounts available for students, families, and web-only listeners. Oh, there’s also a Rdio Free option that offers an ad-supported listening experience.
Rdio’s Digital Music Service Now Available on Google Chromecast
Customers can stream over 20 million tracks and hundreds of personalized stations everywhere Chromecast is sold
SAN FRANCISCO – March 31, 2014 – Rdio, the groundbreaking digital music service that has reinvented the way people discover, play, and share music, today announced that its service is now available on Google’s Chromecast.
“Rdio on Google Chromecast marks another milestone in Rdio’s commitment to delivering the best music experience everywhere,” said Anthony Bay, chief executive officer of Rdio. “Music fans can access Rdio’s massive catalog of over 20 million songs or start a station easily, all from Chromecast on their TV.”
Starting today, subscribers can listen to Rdio on Chromecast. Once the Chromecast device is setup, simply press the cast icon in the Rdio iOS, Android or Web apps. Those new to Rdio can start a free trial by simply downloading the Rdio app and registering.
Chromecast is available in 12 countries—Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the U.K. and the U.S. In all of these countries, Rdio is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music. Play what you want, when you want, or turn on a station for a perfect mix of songs. Listen anywhere — the web, your phone, even offline — and follow friends and artists to see what they’re playing.