Apple has Spotify in its sights as the company to beat in the streaming music industry. Spotify currently has the most subscribers out there (75 million paying subscribers), but Apple is catching up. Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed that Apple Music now has 50 million subscribers on the Bloomberg Television program “The David Rubenstein Show: … HotHardware.com News Rss Feed
It hasn’t been quite a year since YouTube TV launched, but it looks like the platform has a pretty solid fanbase going for it.
According to CNBC, YouTube TV now has just over 300,000 subscribers. The report cites information gathered by unnamed sources, but it’s as much as we can go on at this point because Google hasn’t announced any official subscriber numbers up to this point.
The report also indicates that Hulu’s live TV service, which was launched in 2017 as well, has over 450,000 subscribers. That doesn’t include any promotional customers that may have signed up over the holiday season.
AT&T today announced that it’s reactivated a deal offering new DirecTV Now subscribers a free 32GB fourth-generation Apple TV with the purchase of a 3-month prepaid DirecTV Now subscription.
A DirecTV NOW subscription starts at $35 per month for the most basic package, so subscribers will need to pay $105 up front to get the deal. AT&T offered a similar deal back when the service first launched, but the original promotion ended months ago.
As it prepares to go public, Spotify has reached 60 million paid subscribers, reports TechCrunch. The 60 million mark comes nearly five months after the company announced its 50 million paid subscriber milestone in March.
When adding in customers who listen to the free ad-supported tier, Spotify has more than 140 million subscribers worldwide. Comparatively, Apple Music now boasts 27 million paying subscribers, a number Apple shared at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
Sprint is rolling out a new benefit that will let postpaid subscribers pay for their loved ones’ plans in Latin America. It’s thanks to a partnership with Telefónica-owned Movistar Mexico and El Salvador.
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Apple Music’s batch of exclusives haven’t been able to stop Spotify’s impressive growth of paid subscribers over the last year. Spotify revealed today that it new has over 50 million paid subscribers for its music streaming service, which is more than double the 20 million subscribers Apple Music had at the end of 2016. News […]