Fri. Dec 14th, 2018

Spotify plans to expand into India within the next six months

Spotify plans to expand into India within the next six months

Spotify will be expanding into India, possibly within the next six months, according to Variety. Bloomberg confirmed the launch with unnamed sources who say the streaming service has recently cleared deals with many, but not all, of the major rights holders in India. This will bring the streaming service to one of the world’s biggest and fastest growing music markets — with a population of 1.3 billion — and raise the number of markets it’s available in to 78.

When Spotify arrives in India, it will offer a trial period for full access that’s longer than the company’s standard 30 days, according to Variety. Although streaming services are used by about 100 million people in India, only a small number opt to pay for them. Bloomberg notes…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/27/18114884/spotify-india-expand-music-market

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