Apple Could Set Up More Radio Stations

The company’s deal with labels made room for six stations in total.

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Apple has the potential to expand its radio footprint: According to The Verge, when the company negotiated the deal with labels that allowed it set up Beats 1 radio, it actually obtained licenses for as many as five more stations. The Verge also reports that Apple pays labels more per radio play than Pandora, a competing internet radio platform.

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If you’ve missed out on recent Beats 1 radio shows, it’s now easier to catch up: 9To5Mac points out that Zane Lowe, Ebro Darden, and Julie Adenuga have started posting replays of their shows online via Apple Music Connect.

Apple Could Set Up More Radio Stations