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Spotify is a Swedish-American Media Streaming company founded in 2006
in Sweden. The company's primary business is its audio streaming platform
that provides DRM- protected music and podcasts from record labels and media
companies. As a freemium service, basic features are free with advertisements
or automatic music videos, while additional features, such as improved streamin
quality and commercial-free listening, are offered via paid subscription.

Launched on October 7 2008, the Spotify platform provides access to over 50
million tracks. Users can browse by parameters such as artist, album, or genre,
and can create, edit, and share playlists.

Spotify is available in most of Europe and the Americas, Australia,
New Zealand,and parts of Africa and Asia, and on most modern devices,
including Windows,MacOS, and Linux computers, and IOS, and Android
smartphones and tablets.


Tidal is a subscription based music, podcast and video streaming service
that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with
exclusive content and speccial features on music. Tidal was launched in
2014 by Norwegian public company Aspiro.

With distribution agreements with all three major labels and many indies,
Tidal claims to offer access to more than 60 million tracks and 240,000
music videos. It offers two levels of service: Tidal Premium and Tidal

Tidal claims to pay the highest percentage of royalties to music artists
and songwriters within the music streaming market. In March 2015, Aspiro
was acquired by Jay Z's Project Panther Bidco LTD., which relaunched the
service with a mass-marketing campaign.


Apple Music is a music and video streaming service developed by Apple
Inc. Users select music to stream to their device on-demand, or they
can listen to existing, curated playlists. The service also includes
the Internet radio stations Beats1, which broadcasts live to over 100
countries 24 hours a day. Ther service was announced on June 8 2015,
and launched on June 30 2015 in over 100 countries worldwide.

New subscribers get a three-month free trial period before the service
requires a monthly subscription. Originally strictly a music service,
Apple Music began expanding into video in 2016. Executive Jummy Iovine
has stated that the intention for the service is to become a "cultural
platform", an dApple reportedly wants the service to be a "one-stop
shop for pop culture"

The company is actively investing heavily in the production and purchasing
of video content, both in terms of music videos and concert footage that
suppirt music releases, as well as web series and feature films.

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