People walk past a booth of Alibaba Group at an exhibition during the China Internet Conference in Beijing, China on July 13, 2021. Photo: SCMP
People walk past a booth of Alibaba Group at an exhibition during the China Internet Conference in Beijing, China on July 13, 2021. Photo: SCMP

Speculation over whether Alibaba will re-enter music streaming gains traction after Tencent loses exclusive rights

  • A subsidiary of Alibaba Group Holding has applied for a slew of trademarks for its now-defunct music streaming service
  • Xiami Music, which ceased operations in February, was once Alibaba’s main competitor for Chinese listeners

Topic |   China technology
People walk past a booth of Alibaba Group at an exhibition during the China Internet Conference in Beijing, China on July 13, 2021. Photo: SCMP
People walk past a booth of Alibaba Group at an exhibition during the China Internet Conference in Beijing, China on July 13, 2021. Photo: SCMP
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