Digital music service Spotify has launched in South Africa, its first venture into Africa.
“With over 159 million active users, including over 71 million Spotify Premium subscribers, Spotify offers a choice between an ongoing free ad-supported music service and a fully-featured, ad-free subscription option,” said the company.
The service is available in two options locally:
- Spotify Free – R0 per month. Features shuffle play.
- Spotify Premium – R59.99 per month. Features no adverts, offline listening, unlimited skips, high-quality audio, shuffle play.
A 30-day free trial of Spotify Premium is available to users.
The company said the music service is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Microsoft Store. It also works on Xbox and PlayStation consoles, TVs, and smart speakers.