Spotify has finally arrived in India and the official application is up for download on Google's Play Store, Apple app store and Windows 10. Spotify is one of the worlds biggest music streaming service that has been trying to tap markets outside India.
For Spotify, India has been a priority market and the company has made some changes to woo the Indian audience. The company is charging much cheaper in India than what it charges users in the US.
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The company said that it would be offering more than four crore songs and 300 crore playlists for music fans in India.
Spotify Founder and CEO, Daniel Ek said that other than bringing the world music to fans across India, Spotify will also bring Indian artists to the world.
The company is also offering a free version of Spotify where it is offering limited access to content that will cover some Indian genres music like Punjabi, Bollywood, Tamil and Telugu as well, along with international music.
Android users will be able to sign up for the premium version via application while the iPhone users will have to visit the official Spotify website. Spotify premium will provide ad-free unlimited podcasts, music and offline support.
Spotify subscription plan
Spotify will be offering a free trial for premium users, after which it will start charging Rs 119 per month. It also offers top ups that can be done via Paytm and will start as low as Rs 13 for a day.
Other top-up plans include Rs 39 for seven days, Rs 129 for a month, Rs 389 for three months and Rs 719 for six months. For annual subscriptions, Spotify is charging Rs 1,189 and students can avail up to 50 per cent discount on monthly subscriptions.