Amazon challenges iTunes with rival music download store

Apple’s iTunes music store faced a new challenger yesterday as Amazon introduced a rival online MP3 service with knockdown prices.Amazon MP3, which has three million tracks, initially will sell chart albums such as Take That’s The Circus and Kings of Leon’s Only by the Night for as little as £3. A wide range of singles will be available for the promotional price of 59p each, compared with the 79p charged by iTunes.
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/media/article5282873.eceAmazon launches music downloads
Online retail website Amazon has launched a UK music download service.Amazon MP3 will sell tracks from 59p and albums from £3.The new music store will offer more than 3 million songs that will work on any digital music player, including Apple’s iPod.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7762738.stm

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