TechRadar reports that Samsung is closing its Samsung Music Hub service on 1st July, with the company advising users to download all purchased content and use any vouchers before that date. Music Hub was based on a cloud-based system the company acquired when it purchased the Californian company mSpot.
The service was part of Samsung’s attempt to get into content sales, with the company having similar hubs for books, videos and apps. It’s not known whether those will also close. Samsung issued a somewhat confusing statement reading …
We remain committed to delivering rich content experiences and a wide range of choices to our customers through our own services as well as those of our partners.
In order to meet rapidly changing consumer needs, our services will remain available as individual apps rather than in one, single bundled storefront.
We’ll update if we receive any clarification.