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Spotify launches music streaming service in Israel

Entertainment Spotify South Africa launches only R60 per month for Premium
By Edward Swardt- 12 March 2018 0 Entertainment Spotify South Africa launches only R60 per month for Premium By Edward Swardt- 12 March 2018 0
Troy Mann | 13 March, 2018, 11:51

"For Spotify, we started off being a utility to play music and we're now becoming an experience for every moment of your life", CEO of Spotify Daniel Ek said.

Spotify's R59.99 per month pricing matches competitors Apple Music (R59.99), Deezer (R59.99), and Joox (R59.99) - but is a whopping R50 less than what consumers would expect to pay in the United States ($9.99).

Spotify has announced the launch a new tool that allows its fans and music lovers to suggest additions to the information it has about music on Spotify. Users of Spotify's desktop app can access line-in by clicking on the three dots next to any song, album, or artist, and select "suggest an edit".

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This is the first time Spotify will be available on the African continent. That's why the company added the ability to use tags as descriptors as well. "Spotify considers the source, and thoroughly reviews and checks the accuracy of this information, before the suggestions are folded into the data that powers our services", its spokesperson clarified.

Line-In will also keep track of users' past edits, and includes "a number or surveys to test a submitter's music knowledge".

Global music streaming provider Spotify is set to launch its services in South Africa on Tuesday, marking its entry into Africa, where there is a rapid uptake of smartphones and improving telecommunications infrastructure. According to its recently-published prospectus, the tech company boasted 159 million monthly active users at the end of 2017, with 71 million of those converted to premium subscriptions.

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