The music recommendation service Last.fm owned by CBS has announced that it will be discontinuing its free ad-supported music service for phones and home entertainment devices and moving to a subscription service.
The ad-free subscription service will by $3 per month and the free service wil be cut on February 15th on mobile and home devices but will stay on Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7 devices.
Last.fm explain their reasoning behind the move from a blog post explaining that its ad-supported streaming services to mobile and other non-PC devices just wasn’t practical any more.
All details of the Last.fm changes, including country-specific rules and the effect this will have on home entertainment devices with Last.fm integration, is available on the company’s site.
Via Pocket Now