Rara.com announces new mobile apps, expansion in seven new countries, and a larger music catalogue
By Quentin Burgess on Oct 23, 2012
British-based music streaming service Rara.com
has launched new mobile apps for Windows 8, iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch devices, and updated their Android app and web service.
The service also announced
they have expanded into 7 new countries today, launching in Brazil, Mexico, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, South Africa, and Portugal, bringing their international availability to 27 countries. The service went live in Canada last January
Rara.com also announced they have expanded their music catalogue with new licensing agreements signed with global rights agency Merlin and top independent distributors The Orchard, INgrooves Fontana, Believe Digital, and VidZone Digital Media. The service is licensed by all of the major labels; Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Music and Warner Music Group. With the addition of the new indie labels, Rara.com's catalogue now covers 18 million licensed songs.
The new mobile apps are outlined in a Youtube video
released by Rara.com:
With mobile access, Rara.com is available for an introductory price of $1.99 for the first three months. After the first three months, Rara's monthly rate rises to $9.99 per month. For customers who would rather listen from the web only, rates are 99 cents for the first three months, then $4.99 per month after the introductory period for web access.
To sign up, visit https://rara.com/