Spotify Starts Its Music Streaming Service In India


The modern digital industry is growing swiftly in India. Whether it is a subject of common life or industry, all sectors are getting advanced and digitized. It also opens several new doors for the ease of business. Along with the smartphone, one needs a lot of apps for the purpose of fun and entertainment. In the same way, we have a lot of applications for music. In these applications, we can hear the songs of our choice all day long both online and offline. If you are really an avid music lover then there is good news for you. Spotify, the online audio music streaming platform, has also introduced its music streaming service in India.

The well known online music streaming platform ‘Spotify’ stated the move to the Indian market on 27th February. Spotify will compete with the other music platforms like Jio music, Amazon Music, mp3adda etc. Sweden’s company Spotify said that it will grant local and international music to Indian music lovers through the app. This app will be free for the first month. Users can avail of Spotify Premium by spending Rs. 59 per month.

On the Spotify app, songs available will be of different genre like Bollywood songs, English songs, regional songs in languages like Malayalam, etc. Spotify will be the most challenging application for other online music streaming apps already available in the Indian market. Spotify has around 20 million active users of 207 million people worldwide. According to the company’s claims, more than 30 thousand songs will be added to this app every day.

The user will also be able to share the created playlist through this application on social media. One can also take advantage of background music play. Premium users will get special access to offline and ad-free music high quality. One can purchase a premium free trial of this music app for 30 days. Users can use their debit or credit card for the premium subscription.

Amarjit Singh Batra, the Managing Director of Spotify said that according to the 2018 report of IMI and IFPI, on an average, an online user spends 21.5 hours per week listening to music. He stated, “In the same report also, the income from the audio stream has tripled to Rs 220 crore compared to 2017. This number points towards how Indian music is starting to digitally use.

One can download Spotify application directly from numerous online App Store, Google Play store and Microsoft Store. The company has also launched some special offers for Indian students. Please note that subscribers who purchase a premium plan can listen and download songs in high quality without any ads.