London – U.K. ISP and telco BT is in the planning stages for
a new digital music download service, the Guardian reported.
The service would
reportedly be made available to 5.5 million broadband subscribers in the U.K.
— for free for the first six to nine months, before a subscription model is
BT is said to be in talks with major labels EMI and Universal
Music, according to a document obtained by the Guardian.
Fellow U.K. service
provider BSkyB recently shuttered its Sky Songs service, after a year of