Would it surprise you to learn that Microsoft has actually learned from its past mistakes? Whereas other well-known tech firms who spend more time in the spotlight these days seem doomed to make the mistakes Microsoft has already learned from.
Zune media service and Spotify media service provided on new WP7 handsets, basically ensures there is choice for the consumer from the outset. Keeps competition healthy. No doubt other media vendors will want to get their own services onto WP7 now to prevent a two-horse race for this platform.
Only a few days to go until you see similar deals for WP7 handsets focusing on other types of service provision.