We7

  • We7 Partners With GMG Radio To Inject Breaking News Into Music Streams

    One of the key advantages of on-demand music streaming services compared with traditional radio is that as well as listening to the music you choose you can do away with the DJ’s endless chatter and other interruptions. But there is a potential downside: being isolated from current events, such as breaking news. We7, the UK music streaming service and rival to the likes of Spotify in… Read More

  • Spotify apes We7, cuts desktop premium subscription in half

    Perhaps acknowledging that the competitive landscape has changed, Spotify has introduced new pricing plans today. Premium desktop and mobile access is now split into two separate tiers, £4.99 and £9.99 per-month in the UK respectively. Rival We7 introduced identical pricing when it launched its premium offering in late January this year, while US-based MOG is also planning to enter Britain at… Read More

  • Spotify competitor We7 screws up iPhone app launch

    [UK] It’s probably tricky to time these things to perfection, since Apple pulls the strings. The UK Spotify competitor, We7, has had its iPhone app approved and is now available to download from the iTunes App Store. The problem is that the associated premium music subscription service, needed to run the app, doesn’t seemed to have launched yet. Or at least that’s how it looks. Read More

  • Spotify Competitor We7 Screws Up Its iPhone App Launch

    It’s probably tricky to time these things to perfection, since Apple pulls the strings. The UK Spotify competitor, We7, has had its iPhone app approved and is now available to download from the iTunes App Store. The problem is that the associated premium music subscription service, needed to run the app, doesn’t seemed to have launched yet. Or at least that’s how it… Read More

  • We7 delays iPhone app, and says Spotify can't scale in the US. Exclusive pics

    [UK] Ad-supported music streaming service We7 and Spotify competitor has big plans to go mobile. That much was already known – an iPhone and Android app has been in the works for sometime. Earlier this month, however, CEO Steve Purdham surprised attendees at an event in Manchester by telling them that while the We7 iPhone app was ready, its release was purposely being held back. The… Read More

  • Streaming music is so hot right now: GQ hooks up with we7

    GQ.com will be joining the likes of The Guardian and NME in using we7‘s streaming service on its site as of next week. The service will be styled as a jukebox stocked with playlists compiled by GQ’s editorial team. As per we7’s model, GQ online readers will be able to listen for free and buy any tracks they like via the integrated download feature. Read More

  • We7 Takes $6 Million Series A

    Ad supported music download service We7 has taken $6 million Series A is a round led by musician Peter Gabriel and Spark Ventures, with Eden Ventures also participating. Oxford, UK based We7 offers free music and video for download that is ad supported. The company notes that their model is “artist friendly at all times,” by making sure that rights owners get paid and artists… Read More