Google Launches Streaming Music Service

Google Launches Streaming Music Service
The past few years have seen the rise of streaming music services, and Google has now announced plans to enter a field that already includes Rdio and Spotify, among others. This subscription service will be called Google Play Music All Access.

Google announced the new platform at its I/O conference in San Francisco today (May15). It will operate as an expansion of Google's current Play music store, with the new option for users to pay a flat fee for unlimited streaming music.

The service include playlists, recommendations, radio stations and more. It gives users access to millions of streaming songs, which can be listened to via web browsers and mobile devices. Google Play Music All Access is available for a free 30-day trial, and if you sign up before June 30, it costs $7.99 per month. After that it's $9.99.

There's just one problem: Google Play Music isn't yet available in Canada, so it's unclear at this point if All Access will be available north of the border.