Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Spotify To Pull the Plug on Free Unlimited Music

Spotify may be trying save the record industry with better deals for labels, but the savings are about to end for the many of the on-demand music streaming service’s 1.4 million subscribers.
According to a report from The Verge, Spotify users who have free accounts in the U.S. will be limited to ten hours of streaming per month, with five plays per song.  To get unlimited music they’ll have to sign up for one of the site’s premium plans, which cost $4.99 and $9.99 per month.
The company had implemented these same changes in the UK back in April.  The blog post received so much traffic – and so many comments from users, whose responses ranged from supportive to outraged – that the comments had to be disabled.

Read the full article here at SocialTimes


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