The music streaming service Spotify has actually increased the price Vodafone Ireland consumers need to pay.
Up up until now, Vodafone customers who opted into a Spotify add-on as part of their plan were charged EUR5.99 a month.
This is versus the standard Spotify charge of EUR9.99 a month.
However as and from June 1st, clients are being charged a month-to-month rate of EUR8.99
Some clients likewise expressed issue that previous notification was not given before the rate boost.
However a spokesperson for Vodafone Ireland said: ” Vodafone continues to offer Spotify Premium as an add-on service, and as part of our trainee Vodafone X music deal.
” Customers who presently have Spotify Premium consisted of as part of their strategy will continue to have access to the service up until their contract ends and or they change strategies.
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” At that point those consumers can still continue to pick Spotify as an add-on.”
They added: “A 30- day notification was released to all clients who obtain of Spotify Premium as an add-on service notifying them of the change of price at their next renewal date.”
In April, Spotify hit 100 million paid subscribers for the very first time ever.
The Swedish business said it had 217 million overall month-to-month active users, that included those who utilize a free variation of the service.
This figure was up from 207 million from the 4th quarter of last year.
Its Premium revenue of EUR1.385 m grew 34%year-on-year, with average earnings per user at EUR4.71 in the first quarter.
Overall, Europe represent 36%of its users – while 29%of them are based in The United States and Canada.
Latin America represents 22%while the remainder of the world is at 13%.
When looking at Premium, Europe accounts for 40%and The United States And Canada is at 30%.
Spotify also introduced in India in late February, expanding its footprint to 79 countries.