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Registered: ‎04-25-2013
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Telus

Blackberry World Music

How does Blackberry Music work? I assume it still uses 7 Digital as it's library; however, prices and releases do not match with the 7 Digital website or Blackberry Playbook music app. For example, many new releases that are on the 7 Digital website and on my Playbook do not show up on Blackberry World until 2-3 days after they are released. Pricing is also different on Blackberry World than with the music app on my Playbook and 7 Digital. I recently looked up a new release, that wasn't on my Blackberry World, but I found it on my Playbook. There was a promotional offering for the album at a price of $6.99. I also confirmed this price on the 7 Digital website. So, I bought it. Curiously, I continued to check on the Blackberry World website for this album, just to see how long of a delay I can expect with new releases. Three days later the album was available for $9.99 in Blackberry World. This is almost a 45% increase in pricing! Finally, how come you can't pre order on Blackberry World? 7 Digital offers a pre-order option and you get the first single for free. I'm tired of buying a single, then having to buy the album which includes the single.

 

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Adam

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Registered: ‎09-11-2013
My Device: BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9105, BlackBerry Curve 9220

Re: Blackberry World Music


dadamwalker wrote:

How does Blackberry Music work? I assume it still uses 7 Digital as it's library; however, prices and releases do not match with the 7 Digital website or Blackberry Playbook music app. For example, many new releases that are on the 7 Digital website and on my Playbook do not show up on Blackberry World until 2-3 days after they are released. Pricing is also different on Blackberry World than with the music app on my Playbook and 7 Digital. I recently looked up a new release, that wasn't on my Blackberry World, but I found it on my Playbook. There was a promotional offering for the album at a price of $6.99. I also confirmed this price on the 7 Digital website. So, I bought it. Curiously, I continued to check on the Blackberry World website for this album, just to see how long of a delay I can expect with new releases. Three days later the album was available for $9.99 in Blackberry World. This is almost a 45% increase in pricing! Finally, how come you can't pre order on Blackberry World? 7 Digital offers a pre-order option and you get the first single for free. I'm tired of buying a single, then having to buy the album which includes the single.

 

Thanks,


Adam


 

 

Hi Adam,

 

 

Are you referring to BBM Music? If so, please refer to the following links:

 

http://us.blackberry.com/legal/bbm-music-legal-information.html

 

http://us.blackberry.com/legal/after-market-software-downloads/bbm-music.html

 

http://us.blackberry.com/legal/after-market-software-downloads/music-store-software.html



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