YouTube unveils music subscription service
YouTube has jumped into the subscription-based music service, which might warmth up an trade the place Joox and Spotify are the important thing gamers.
YouTube has jumped into the subscription-based music service, which might warmth up an trade. (YouTube picture)
The streaming big launched the YouTube Music app on Wednesday in Thailand, together with a number of different international locations in Asean. The service is supplied in 71 international locations worldwide.
The app is free with promoting, however there may be additionally a premium model with a paid membership so customers can play songs and music movies with out advertisements. The songs will be performed within the background whereas customers run different apps on their telephones.
YouTube Music Premium, which additionally presents downloads for offline use, comes with a subscription price of 129 baht per 30 days per particular person and 199 baht for a household plan that lets a consumer share the YouTube paid membership with as much as 5 different relations aged 13 and up.
“YouTube’s service is rising quickly in Thailand, significantly leisure — the most important class that entails music and TV,” mentioned Mukpim Anantachai, head of YouTube partnerships in Thailand.
The expansion stems from the rise of web customers in Thailand — from 28 million to 47 million between 2014 and 2018, she mentioned. The 47 million customers account for 70% of the inhabitants.