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Spotify app officially available in App Store, Android Market

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Sep 2009 20:34 User comments (2)

Spotify app officially available in App Store, Android Market Spotify, the unlimited music streaming service, has gone live today for Android and iPhone/iPod Touch owners, allowing European (so far) users to playback over 8 million songs on their devices, for a 10 euro monthly subscription.
Downloading the free app allows you to play the entire catalog, as well as save playlists for an "offline mode" where the songs can be cached and played back when an Internet connection is not available (subway, plane, etc).

The app was approved by Apple just last week, after a lengthy approval process in which many believed the application would be denied as it might take sales away from Apple's iTunes store.

Spotify has received recent investments from major record labels and is now valued at over $200 million USD. Should the service become a hit in the US when it launches later this year, expect the valuation to increase as well.

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2 user comments

17.9.2009 3:23
pphoenix
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can't see this taking off in the UK with the extortionate GB download costs.

free streaming with adds is great, but i can see this going subscription based in the future, another stupid rental service. i want to own my music not have it taken away when i stop paying a subscription.

27.9.2009 17:01

Originally posted by pphoenix:
can't see this taking off in the UK with the extortionate GB download costs.

free streaming with adds is great, but i can see this going subscription based in the future, another stupid rental service. i want to own my music not have it taken away when i stop paying a subscription.
well then buy yuor music, and dont rent it :)

this is an option for the people that like to rent and not buy :)

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