Universal Music Discusses Launching iTunes Rival Store

In an effort to challenge Apple’s dominance in the digital music market, Universal Music is rallying support from other record companies to create a platform similar to iTunes.

Universal’s strategy includes a proposal where hardware manufacturers would contribute a fee, approximately $5, for every device sold.

These devices would then offer consumers a complimentary subscription to a music service provided by the label.

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