BT and Sky set to launch subscription music services

BT is in a huddle with the four biggest record labels in an attempt to nab a deal to build a legal music subscription service. Meanwhile Sky has alrea

Meanwhile Sky has already made agreements with EMI and Sony to create its own music-streaming offering. It already inked a tie-up with Universal Music back in 2008 and is in talks with the final label, Warner Music.

While Sky's streaming service is almost set to launch, BT is in the early stages with its plan. One method could be to launch a service that would be accessible via the internet and IPTV through BT Vision.

New Media Age notes that a survey by Entertainment Media Research and Wiggin in June of this year found that 43% of people would pay £2 a month for a music streaming service.

Would you be willing to add a couple of quid on top of your monthly internet bill in return for oodles of streaming music? Or does Spotify and it's occasional ads work better for you?

(via New Media Age)