Music Freedom is a streaming music service that lets the customers to stream music from top Internet radio services without having the data used to count against their allotted monthly plans.
This music service was introduced on June 18, 2014 by telecommunications giant T-Mobile as a free service to all T-Mobile customers, and at the time of the announcement until now, these services includes: Rhapsody, Pandora, AccuRadio, Black Planet, Grooveshark, iHeartRadio, iTunes Radio, Samsung Milk Music, Radio Paradise, Rdio, Slacker, Songza and Spotify.
On Monday it was announced that they will add 14 more music streaming services, that will also exclude data rate fees for music streaming.
The service now includes 27 music streaming services of all sizes and musical types.
The new services include Google Play Music, Xbox Music, SoundCloud, RadioTunes, Live365, Mad Genius Radio, radioPup, radio.com, but also and a smaller, special services focused on music styles like Fit Radio (for the gym), Fresca Radio (Latin, Hispanic and Caribbean music), JAZZRADIO, ROCKRADIO, and Saavn (Bollywood and Indian music).
Users of the service receive all the music they want. Free of charge.
“Music Freedom is pro-consumer, pro-music and pure Un-carrier,” said John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile. “And today we’re taking another huge step toward our ultimate goal of including every streaming music service in the program. Anyone can play. No one pays. And everyone wins.”
The service has become wildly popular after it was released this summer. The number of T-Mobile customers streaming music every day jumped nearly 300%, and they’re streaming a whopping 66 million songs on a daily base − or roughly 200 terabytes of data per day.
T-Mobile keeps a vision to add every possible music streaming service, and any music streaming provider might be eligible by applying using T-Mobile’s open entry procedure.