Apple acquires Primephonic classical music streaming service to improve Apple Music

Apple will release a stand-alone classical music app next year.

Apple on Monday announced that it has acquired Primephonic, a streaming media startup with a focus on classical music. In a press release, Apple says that users will be able to access Primephonic playlists and exclusive audio content, and that a dedicated experience with the best features of Primephonic will eventually be available.