iTunes Radio is a non-interactive streaming radio service. It allows users to listen to auto-generated playlists. This is on the basis of direct input. As well as collecting music data on preference. Therefore the launching of iTunes Radio was in September 18, 2013.
The Radio is part of iOS 7. Also, it is available in the music app store on the iOS devices and Apple TV. Also, it is in iTunes 11.1 on X and Windows. It is Available in the United States and Australia.
Therefore the release of iOS 8.4 and iTunes 12.2 carries most of the functions of iTunes Radio. Furthermore, this became part of Apple’s music streaming service. However the service was henceforth called Radio or Apple Music Radio.
On January 15, 2016, Apple publicized the effective iTunes Radio stations, excluding Beats 1. It will only be accessible by Apple Music subscribers. The iTunes Radio channel was automatically removed from all Apple TV devices on January 29, 2016.
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This Radio offers Featured Stations and more than 200genre based stations for listeners. Listeners have the ability to create and customize their own stations. This is based on particular artists, songs, genres, and so much more.
Furthermore, your customized stations adapt based on the music you play and the ones you download. However, you will be able to rate the music that is currently playing.
However, this makes the station to learn your music preferences continually. Therefore when your music is in the iTunes store, it will automatically become available for iTunes Radio.
History of iTunes Radio – Internet Radio
The announcing of the Internet radio service at the June Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was in 2013. Therefore the launching was in the United States on September 18, 2013.
They also achieve the releasing of iOS 7 on the same day. However, reports of a streaming music service from Apple went around for weeks. This is before the announcement in Australia on February 11, 2014.
As of January 2015, this Radio was only available in the United States and Australia. Then Apple made arrangements of offering the service in some other countries. Bloomberg also reported that Apple plans to expand the service to the UK, Canada, and New Zealand by early 2014.
With the release of the Apple Music, most functions of iTunes Radio became available in100 countries. Although, the service sustain its free service standard in theUnited State of America and Australia.