Tag Archives: Spotify

Spotify to expand across Africa

Spotify has announced its expansion across Africa, in more than 80 countries including Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra [...]

Spotify to launch in 40 additional African countries

The streaming platform was previously accessible in only 5 African countries and is now set to launch into 40 additional countries including Kenya, Angola, Benin, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and more. Spotify will be expanding into 85 new markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa. The announcement was made on its online event titled “Stream [...]

Tencent to launch its music streaming app Joox in other African countries

Tencent Holdings Ltd will roll out its paid music app Joox to some of Africas most populous countries after the streaming service proved a hit in South-East Asia. Tencent is a profitable company, especially successful with digital music where most of this success is localized to Asian countries. They are shareholders in many successful companies like Spotify [...]

Shahid collaborates with Spotify for exclusive TV and music package in MENA

After rolling out a new version of its OTT platform Shahid in January, MBC Group has collaborated with Spotify to offer Shahid VIP subscribers with six months of Spotify Premium for free (subject to Spotifys eligibility criteria). The offer is available across all markets in MENA where Spotify is accessible. The new version of Shahid [...]

MBC Dubai partners with Disney, Fox and Spotify for exclusive content on the “Shahid” OTT platform

The Middle Easts giant broadcasting group, MBC, has unveiled its latest upgrades to its streaming platform, Shahid on Wednesday as the group partners with Disney, Fox and Spotify for exclusive content. Shahid will present 3,000 hours of content from entertainment companies Disney and Fox. Shahid, which was the first video-on-demand platform in the Arab world [...]

Spotify launched Disney Music Hub in South Africa

Spotify users in United States, Canada, South Africa, The United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand can now enjoy listening to the new Disney Music Hub with all the music behind Disney movies, television shows and many more. Streaming playlists will feature everything from classics such as The Lion King to newer favourites like Frozen to Star Wars and Marvel Movie [...]

Spotify launch Afro Hub to promote African music

Spotify, the world leader in music streaming, announced the launch of Afro Hub, a section dedicated to music from the African continent. This action was implemented as part of Global Cultures, a Spotify initiative to promote music from traditionally neglected cultural backgrounds. In a communication, Spotify announced, “Afro Hub celebrates and honors African culture and [...]