BigPond shared the news via its Twitter feed and Facebook page, noting it was with a "heavy heart" that BPM would shut down after more than 10 years in business. It's message is signed off, “Thanks for the memories”.
With a heavy heart, we announce that BPM will close up shop at midnight AEDT on the 12/12/14. More details: http://t.co/MHcX8SZPdfBigPond is one of the world's most competitive markets for digital music services and has been a major component for MP3 download and streaming of over 20 million licensed songs, which includes many Caribbean artists.
— BPM (@BigPondMusic) November 12, 2014
As BigPond Music is a purchase-to-own service, customers will retain ownership of any music downloaded by 11:59pm on December 11th.
Vouchers will be redeemable until that time and customer can also request a voucher refund.