According to former Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers – now a Senior Director at Apple Music – Apple will roll out its streaming music service on June 30th at 8 a.m. PDT. The company did say before that Apple Music will be available to users beginning on June 30th, but Rogers offered clearer launch information in a blog post about his music experience and career.
Additionally, Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue said on Twitter that users will still be able to use iTunes Match inside Apple Music. The service lets you match your existing song library inside iTunes up to 25,000 songs. That means users don’t have to subscribe to both services to get just iTunes Match functionality.
More interestingly, Cue said that Apple is looking to raise the Match limit to 100,000, a significant bump, once iOS 9 is ready to roll out.
Finally, the exec added that a new iOS 9 beta release will bring updated Apple Music functionality to developers currently testing and working with Apple’s latest OS update.