Mog is planning to make a play for the car and home, the company announced today.
Next week at South By Southwest (SXSW), the company's CEO, David Hyman, will demonstrate Mog running in a Mini USA vehicle. The service, according to a brief statement from the company, will let users have "fast and easy access to unlimited music on demand from virtually anywhere."
Mog, which boasts more than 10 million tracks, offers customers two streaming services: a $5-per-month option, which provides access on a computer; and a $10-a-month service that lets users connect to Mog from mobile devices in addition to their PCs and other electronics.
Since Mog expects to reveal plans for the car service next week, details are slim. However, The New York Times is reporting that Mog's service will be preinstalled in Mini cars and will require subscribers to connect their smartphones to the in-car stereo. The built-in Mog service will use the smartphone's Web connection to access music, but the user interface will be on the in-car stereo and not on the user's smartphone, according to The Times. Mog hasn't revealed how it will handle pricing for in-car service.… Read more