Spotify has officially announced its availability in India after a silent deployment yesterday. Users in India will be able to access a host of country-specific features, including the ability to play any song on demand with a free account in the mobile app.
In addition to this unique feature, Spotify in India offers 40 million songs, support for Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu languages, the ability to see the trend in cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore, as well as playlists. unique to the country, like Tamil butter and Bollywood. As cinema is a fundamental part of the Indian musical landscape, many playlists contain songs by Bollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood and Punjabi actors. In addition, Spotify's recommendations will also include Indian film and actor songs.
Music from Warner's publishing division, Warner / Chappell Music, is also shining Spotify, due to an ongoing legal battle between the two companies to obtain a license agreement.
The service costs 119 rupees (about $ 1.67) a month, but Spotify also offers the possibility of buying a single day of access for 13 rupees ($ 0.18), a week for 39 rupees ($ 0.55 ) and one month for 129 rupees ($ 1.81), among other plans. A student plan offers up to 50% discount per month.
In India, Spotify will compete with groups such as Apple Music, Google Play / YouTube Music, JioSaavn, Gaana and Amazon, a favorite among favorites since it costs 999 rupees a year (about US $ 14) and includes Free Shipping to Order, Prime Video, Prime Reading, Extra Discounts and Prime Music.