SAO PAULO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rdio, one of the biggest streaming music services in the world, today announced that its service is now available in Brasil through Google's Chromecast.
Brazil is Rdio's third largest market and one of its fastest growing. This announcement comes following the recent news that Rdio has entered into a Joint Venture and powerful strategic partnership with Grupo Bandeirante encompassing marketing, distribution, content and promotions that will significantly expand Rdio's presence in Brasil.
"It's a very exciting time for Rdio in Brasil. This exciting launch on Google Chromecast reaffirms our commitment to delivering the best music experience to Brasilian music fans wherever they are," said Anthony Bay, chief executive officer of Rdio. "As our partnership with Grupo Bandeirante grows, our shared fans will have another way to access Rdio's massive catalog of over 25 million songs and countless stations, all from Chromecast on their TV."
Starting today, subscribers can listen to Rdio on Chromecast in Brasil. Once the Chromecast device is set up, simply press the cast icon in the Rdio iOS, Android or Web apps. Those new to Rdio can start a free trial by simply downloading the Rdio app and registering.
Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music. Play what you want, when you want, or turn on a station for a perfect mix of songs. Listen anywhere — the web, your phone, even offline — and follow friends and artists to see what they're playing.
Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, the co-creator of Skype, and is currently available in 60 countries. For more information visit www.rdio.com.