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Spotify US release date update

For all of you still waiting on a US release date for the popular streaming service Spotify, we have some news for you now, as CEO Daniel Ek has been speaking about the US launch at a recent keynote speech.

As reported from Pocket-Lint, the bad news is that we still dont have a confirmed release date for the service. It is definitely coming though, most likely towards the end of the year.

The main problem with the US release, is due to licensing agreements, as Daniel Ek explains: “In Europe, we’re sort of used to doing a deal with a collecting society and a couple publishers. But here you have to strike deals with 5,000 publishers or more.”

Lets hope it comes sooner rather than later – Spotify is great. Make sure you check out the full interview here, it’s very interesting.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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