Spotify Deepens Samsung Partnership

Spotify Technology S.A. continued its strategic relationship with Samsung Electronics, by providing users with access to Spotify on Samsung mobile devices. Additionally, new Spotify consumers in the United States with select Samsung Galaxy mobile devices (including Galaxy S10) can qualify for six months of free Spotify Premium usage.

Beginning today (March 8), Spotify also comes pre-installed on millions of Samsung mobile devices.

Spotify has been deeply integrated with Bixby, Samsung’s intelligence platform, designed to work across Samsung’s ecosystem of devices, Spotify also enhances the Bixby Home screen by providing Spotify content and recommendations tailored for each listener.

“We were very excited to be named Samsung’s go-to music streaming service several months ago and today’s news will only ensure a more seamless Spotify listening experience across devices for listeners around the world,” said Sten Garmark, VP of Consumer Products, Spotify. “This partnership makes it easy for Samsung mobile users to access their favorite music and podcasts on Spotify, wherever they are and however they choose to listen.”

“Our goal is to deliver the best possible mobile experience to our consumers, and Spotify is the ideal music partner to help us make that vision a reality,” said Patricio Paucar, VP of Marketing, Samsung Electronics America. “Whether they’re listening to the latest hit albums or checking out their favorite playlist, we’re giving eligible Galaxy S10 users access to an amazing six month Spotify Premium offer.”

In August 2018, it was announce that Spotify had become Samsung’s go-to music service provider.

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