toggle

AAPL Stock: 112.76 ( -0.53 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Spotify denies rumor of offering unlimited downloads

updated 04:05 pm EDT, Fri May 8, 2009

Spotify denies rumors

UK-based music download site Spotify has denied it will offer unlimited downloads in an attempt to lure listeners away from established names that include iTunes and Napster, Pocket-lint reported on Friday. The rumor had Spotify planning to launch an "unlimited music download service" that cost 9.99 ($15) per month, but a Spotify spokesperson said these rumblings are "100% untrue."

Instead, the company will focus on continuing to provide streaming music along with pay-per-song downloads via external partners.

Another rumor of Spotify preparing a music service bundled with cellphone plans in the UK this summer has not been shot down by the company representatives, however. On the contrary, Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek has said in a magazine interview that the company is in talks with mobile network operators and handset manufacturers regarding a service that would compete with Nokia's similar "Comes with Music" cellphone offerings.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. network23

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Swedish

    Spotify isn't UK based, Spotify is Swedish.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...

MSI Geforce GTX 970 100ME

When Nvidia announced a new line of video cards in September 2014, many people thought things would continue to be business as usual i ...

toggle

Most Commented