Waiting to use Spotify on the Web? Hang on a few weeks. Waiting to pay $8 a month for Spotify’s premium service? Don’t hold your breath. Yes, as TechCrunch reported yesterday, the streaming music company is getting ready to roll out a version of its service that will work on a Web browser, instead of requiring special software. But it’s not, as TechCrunch suggested yesterday, preparing to cut the rate for its mobile, ad-free service by 20 percent. The price cut would have been a biggish deal for Spotify, because it would have suggested that the company had concluded that its current model was broken. Read the full story at All Things D.
Yes, Spotify Is Headed to the Web. No, Spotify Isn’t Cutting Its Prices.
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).