Rdio customers, your streaming music service of choice has come to your TV through Google’s Chromecast. Rdio’s app for iOS and Android will have a button to push it through Google’s low-cost streaming device. The service will launch in the 12 countries Chromecast is sold in, including the US, Canada, and European countries including Finland. The Rdio update including Chromecast support is available now (or will be shortly) from your app store of choice.
Rdio’s Digital Music Service Now Available on Google Chromecast
Customers can stream over 20 million tracks and hundreds of personalized stations everywhere Chromecast is sold
SAN FRANCISCO – March 31, 2014 – Rdio,the groundbreaking digital music service that has reinvented the way people discover, play, and share music, today announced that its service is now available on Google’s Chromecast.
“Rdio on Google Chromecast marks another milestone in Rdio’s commitment to delivering the best music experience everywhere,” said Anthony Bay, chief executive officer of Rdio. “Music fans can access Rdio’s massive catalog of over 20 million songs or start a station easily, all from Chromecast on their TV.”
Starting today, subscribers can listen to Rdio on Chromecast. Once the Chromecast device is setup, simply press the cast icon in the Rdio iOS, Android or Web apps. Those new to Rdio can start a free trial by simply downloading the Rdio app and registering.
Chromecast is available in 12 countries—Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the U.K. and the U.S. In all of these countries, Rdio is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music. Play what you want, when you want, or turn on a station for a perfect mix of songs. Listen anywhere — the web, your phone, even offline — and follow friends and artists to see what they’re playing.
Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, the co-creator of Skype, and is currently available in 51 countries. For more information visit www.rdio.com.