International music streaming service Spotify is making an enormous leap into Africa, with a launch into 39 extra African nations in a matter of days.
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Capo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Estwani, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea and Guinea Bissau. The remainder are Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Nigeria and Rwanda. Others embody Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
For this growth, the corporate introduced that it’ll additionally introduce new options and improve its podcast catalogue to suit into new markets.
Earlier than this newest growth, African customers solely bought entry to the streaming service by way of VPN, aside from customers in South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia, the place it launched in 2018.
Spotify can even transfer into the Caribbean, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
The streaming platform is arguably the biggest music streaming platform on the earth.
In Africa at present, the music streaming market has gamers like Audiomack, Youtube Music, Apple Music, Shazam, Deezer and native platforms resembling MTN MusicTime and Boomplay.