Spotify rolls out premium promo package in South Africa

Spotify is offering a new premium subscription in South Africa. The new promo package is R5.99 ($0.42).  The pricing is available for three months, after which the subscription price will be R59.99, or $4.27 USD per month. Spotify also offers a free version, which includes ads, limited song skips, and no offline listening.

The promo is only accessible to new Spotify accounts, and expires after December 31st of this year. Spotify has been extending its services into new countries, with deeply-discounted pricing.

The fast expansion shows that Spotify is effectively completing deals with major labels, indies, and publishers, with flexible country-by-country pricing.

The music streaming platform has been introduced in 13 Arab countries including Saudi Arabia and Egypt. With the recent launch, Spotify is now available in 78 markets worldwide.