July 31, 2014

Spotify Launches in U.S. With Motorola Named as Exclusive Mobile Partner

After a seemingly endless wait, Spotify’s award winning music service has come the United States.  But before you run off and sign yourself up, thinking you’ll have access to all that music on your smart phone, you might want to check to see who manufactured it first.  As it turns out, Spotify has partnered with Motorola Mobility as the exclusive handset and tablet provider on U.S. soil.  There will be a number of marketing campaigns arriving over the next few weeks to let consumers know all about Spotify and its on-demand music streaming service. 

The two companies are giving away a limited number of invites ahead of its general availability and interested parties are advised  to stay tuned to Motorola and Spotify’s Facebook and Twitter pages to learn more.  Spotify’s website that you can avoid the line and get started today by signing up for a Spotify Premium or Unlimited account.

Motorola Named Exclusive Mobile Device and Tablet Launch Partner of Digital Music Service Spotify in the U.S.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – July 14, 2011 –  Today Spotify, the digital music service loved by more than 10 million Europeans, announced its launch into the US, with Motorola as an exclusive launch partner.  Motorola Mobility, Spotify’s mobile device and tablet partner, will be launching a number of marketing campaigns in the coming weeks to offer its customers coveted early access to Spotify’s on-demand music streaming service.

“The collaboration between Motorola and Spotify is the ultimate way to deliver the compelling music choices users are looking for on their mobile device,” said Bill Ogle, Chief Marketing Officer, Motorola Mobility.  “As an exclusive launch partner of Spotify, we are able to provide our consumers not only with innovative products, but also premium access to an unparalleled music experience.”

As a leading global provider of smartphones and tablets that help simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives, Motorola is focused on continually expanding device capabilities with unique partners like Spotify.  Motorola believes that collaboration on music solutions for mobile devices with innovative partners such as Spotify can result in new, compelling choices for consumers, allowing them to explore and share new music wherever they are.

“We are very excited to be bringing Spotify to the U.S., and to be working with partners such as Motorola towards our goal of making all the world’s music available for everyone to enjoy, whenever they want it and wherever they are,” Ken Parks Chief Content Officer and Managing Director, Spotify, North America.

Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives users on-demand access to one of the world’s biggest music libraries, wherever they are.  Spotify’s dream is to make the world’s music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever they want it. With both free and paid options, Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal.

Spotify offers both a free, ad-supported service, as well as subscription services.  Spotify is available via both a desktop application and mobile app which allows Spotify Premium subscribers to enjoy music on-the-go, on devices including Motorola’s latest Android-based smartphones.

Motorola fans and followers can visit Motorola’s Facebook and Twitter pages or www.motorola.com to find out how to get an exclusive invitation to try Spotify before it becomes publicly available.

For more information on Spotify, please visit www.spotify.com.

About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit motorola.com/mobility.