Cable & Telecom

Rogers adds DRM-free song downloads, album pre-orders to music service

TORONTO – Following Telus’ lead, Rogers is offering DRM-free (digital rights management) song downloads through its music service. Visitors to Rogers’ full-track over-the-air music downloads store urMusic can now purchase and download DRM-free (also known as MP3) music tracks to their wireless device or computer, and then transfer them to their other digital music-capable electronic devices, free of charge. Rogers is also offering customers the ability to pre-order albums in advance of their release date.DRM-free music tracks are priced at $0.69, $0.99 and up to $1.29 per track. Full album purchases generally cost less than $10, plus applicable download