Spotify Up to 6 Million Subscribers, Talking To Labels
March 13, 2013 at 3:03 PM (PT)
After signing up one million subscribers since DECEMBER, SPOTIFY's paid audience has crossed the six million threshold, an audience second only to PANDORA, CNET reports. All told, the company now boasts 24 million active users, well more than double what it had a year ago.
Meanwhile, BLOOMBERG reports that SPOTIFY is close to agreements with record labels to offer free mobile radio outside the U.S. SPOTIFY hopes to offer ad-supported mobile radio everywhere it operates starting in APRIL. The company is also seeking to add new territories in its talks with music publishers and record companies including the just-merged UNIVERSAL MUSIC and EMI GROUP, as well as SONY MUSIC. and WARNER MUSIC GROUP