If you have been holding out on getting yourself a subscription of a music service, Spotify is sweetening the deal ahead of the Christmas season. The music streaming giant is slashing the price of the yearly subscription by about 40 per cent for India. But, while this deal seems as lucrative as it is, it will only last for a few days, till December Spotify has also mentioned certain caveats to the offer. According to Spotify India website, existing users subscribed to a recurring plan are eligible for the offer. The annual plan, if they buy over and above an existing monthly or weekly plan, will kick in immediately. After the annual subscription is over, the recurring plan will continue unless it is cancelled before the subscribing to the yearly plan. Moreover, the Spotify Premium Family subscribers are not eligible for the offer, which means they will need to dissociate from the blanket tier to be able to get the deal. If you are registered to Spotify through a third-party reseller, the discounted subscription is not for you.
Apple Music launched in India four years ago, but the company is just now starting to compete.
Apple Music subscribers now have an additional plan added by the company without much fanfare, and it could save quite an amount of money. These Apple Music plans in India corresponds for Rs per month per individual, Rs per month for a family plan and Rs 60 per month for students. Firstly, open the App Store app and scroll down to the end of the home screen. Once you land on to the next page click on the Subscriptions button, where you can access the Apple Music membership preferences.
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Most recently, homegrown music apps Ganna and JioSaavn took the price plunge and now Apple Music is also following suit, slashing its subscription prices across tiers. Earlier the monthly subscription prices were Rs for individuals, and Rs for families. In addition to providing a level playing field in terms of competition with India-based music streaming platforms, the price-cut will also help Apple to take on Amazon Music. The service is available as part of the Amazon Prime membership and costs around Rs a month. Unfailingly, the streaming giant also delivered, racking up one million unique listeners within a week of its launch in the country. There is no doubt that India is a vast market for online music streaming — in fact, an average Indian internet user spends around Also Read: YouTube Music app is finally here: background playback, smart search, and more. Want to make your startup journey smooth? YS Education brings a comprehensive Funding Course, where you also get a chance to pitch your business plan to top investors. Click here to know more.