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Spotify adds the ability to control Samsung wireless speakers

James Careless | June 6, 2014
Got Samsung wireless speakers? Starting now, you can control them using Spotify, streaming the entire catalog of tunes to any room in your house.

Got Samsung wireless speakers? Starting now, you can control them using Spotify, streaming the entire catalog of tunes to any room in your house.

Specifically, if you subscribe to Spotify Premium, at $10 a month, you can now control your Samsung Shape wireless multiroom speakers directly from the Spotify app for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. You can even use the Spotify Connect feature to stream music to two or more Samsung speakers at the same time.

"We are excited to bring Spotify's premium streaming music service to our Shape Wireless Audio ecosystem,"said Eric Jung, vice president of Samsung Electronics' Visual Display business. "It gives our customers more options to connect to and customize their favorite music, taking the listening experience to the next level."

About 10 million people currently pay to use Spotify Premium, versus the 40 million-plus who subscribe to Spotify's free service. In a bid to increase its paid subscriber numbers, Spotify recently announced a Summer Sale letting new subscribers pay $10 for three months of Spotify Premium. That sale ends June 15.

 

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