Foster City, Calif.
- Sony Network Entertainment today announced that Music Unlimited, a Cloud-based
streaming digital music service, is now available for the Android-based Sony
Tim Schaaff, president,
Sony Network Entertainment, said in a statement, "The launch of the Music
Unlimited service on Sony Tablet marks one of our many significant steps to
satisfying the mobile demands of our current consumers while opening up our Cloud-based
music service to completely new audiences."
The release of the
Music Unlimited service's Android v1.2 application -- previously only available
on compatible Android-based phones -- adds Sony's Tablet and other
Android-based tablets. It is said to improve a consumer's music experience with
an upgraded user interface. Sony added subscribers can now create playlists
faster, easily discover related artists and songs, quickly navigate between the
album view and catalog, and return more streamlined search results.
Unlimited service, which operates in nine countries and has a global catalog of
more than 10 million tracks, is available as a native app on Sony Tablet.
For compatible Android phones and tablets, the Music Unlimited service
v1.2 app is currently available for download in the Android Marketplace.
subscription to the Music Unlimited service is $3.99. Starting today, Sony
Tablet users who are first-time subscribers to the Music Unlimited service can
get a 180-day trial of the Basic subscription plan.
In addition to
Sony Tablet and other Android tablets, users can access the Music Unlimited
service on a wide variety of network-enabled Sony devices, including 2010 and
2011 models of network-enabled Bravia HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players and Blu-ray Disc
home-theater systems as well as the PlayStation3, PlayStation Portable, personal
computers and Android-based mobile phones.