The biggest Digital music streaming service in the world Spotify has finally launched in South Africa as it lays to groundwork to enter into other African markets.

The company said: “With over 159 million active users, including over 71 million Spotify Premium subscribers, Spotify offers a choice between an ongoing free ad-supported music service and a fully-featured, ad-free subscription option.”

The service is available in two options locally:

  • Spotify Free – R0 per month. Features shuffle play.
  • Spotify Premium – R59.99 per month. Features no adverts, offline listening, unlimited skips, high-quality audio, shuffle play.

A 30-day free trial of Spotify Premium is available to users.

The company added that the music service is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Microsoft Store. It also works on Xbox and PlayStation consoles, TVs, and smart speakers.

Recall that in September last year, we reported that Spotify was set to launch in South Africa. This is according to a job Advert created speculations that its services will soon be available to the South African market.