Audio Streaming Service Spotify Launches in Uganda, Subscription Prices Here

Spotify, a Swedish audio streaming and media service provider, has finally launched in Uganda.

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The news of the launch of Spotify in Uganda comes at a time when TuneCore, a distribution service, has also started operations in Uganda. PHOTO via @TWITTER

Spotify, a Swedish audio streaming and media service provider launched in Uganda, is available for Android and iOS users.

This comes a few years after other apps like Apple Music and Tidal became available on some major streaming sites.

On Wednesday 2021, Lifestyle Uganda announced  that this expansion will include markets across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Combined, these markets have more than a billion people. With these launches, Spotify says, “Sounds and stories that were once local will reach an audience of fans worldwide in nearly 180 markets.”

As part of its current commitment to creating a truly endless audio ecosystem – combining creators, listeners and content – this move marks the company’s broader market expansion to date.

New markets are here – in Africa, they are:

  1. Angola
  2. Benin
  3. Botswana
  4. Burkina Faso
  5. Burundi
  6. Cape Verde
  7. Cameron
  8. Chad
  9. Comoros
  10. Cote d’Ivoire
  11. Djibouti
  12. Equatorial Guinea
  13. Eswatini
  14. Gabon
  15. The Gambia
  16. Ghana
  17. Guinea
  18. Guinea-Bissau
  19. Kenya
  20. Lesotho
  21. Liberia
  22. Madagascar
  23. Malawi
  24. Mali
  25. Mauritania
  26. Mauritius
  27. Mozambique
  28. Namibia
  29. Niger
  30. Nigeria
  31. Rwanda
  32. Sao Tome and Principe
  33. Senegal
  34. Seychelles
  35. Sierra Leone
  36. Tanzania
  37. Togo
  38. Uganda
  39. Zambia
  40. Zimbabwe
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Spotify subscription price in Uganda

UGX costs 10,000, 13,000, 16,000 and 5,000 for Spotify offers like Individual, Duo, Family and Student subscriptions, respectively.

The student subscription offer is only available to students at an accredited higher education institution. Users who have already tried the premium do not get 1 month free.

The Spotify app is available for Android and iOS users.

The news of the launch of Spotify in Uganda comes at a time when TuneCore, a distribution service, has also started operations in Uganda.

TuneCore has appointed Johannesburg-based Jade Leaf as its Southern African Tunecore chief and will share responsibility for key countries in East Africa with Lagos’ Chioma Onuchukwu, who has been appointed TuneCore chief for West Africa.

The territory of the Jade leaf includes South Africa, the country where she resides, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Lesotho. She will also manage TuneCore operations in the East African countries  of Kenya and Uganda.

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Previously, she worked as a marketing manager for youth and music channels at Multichoice, Africa’s largest pay-TV operator, where she headed the brand re-imagining and marketing efforts for music television company Channel O.

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