Apple has announced that the free version of iTunes Radio will no longer be available from later this month.
The free version of iTunes Radio which was supported by adverts will no longer be available from the 28th of January.
The service has continued to be available in the US and Australia, even after Apple Music was launched.
As a listener of ad-supported radio on Apple Music, we want you to know that it is being discontinued starting January 28. Beats 1 will now be the premier free broadcast so you’ll continue to get all the best music and culture there with world-class DJs like Zane Lowe and specialty programming from artists like Dr. Dre, Drake, Pharrell Williams, and more.
Additionally, with an Apple Music membership, you can access dozens of radio stations handcrafted by our team of music experts, commercial0free with unlimited skips. Or you can create your own stations based on your favorite songs and artists. Start your Apple Music membership now and get a free three-month trial* to enjoy unlimited access to everything radio offers along with the entire Apple Music catalog.
Apple’s Beats 1 will be the only free radio station that the company offers from the 28th of January 2016.