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Verizon seeking Spotify model for TV: Pay-Per-Viewer

Verizon seeking Spotify model for TV: Pay-Per-Viewer

This week the folks at Verizon have had a bit of a revelation: instead of paying media companies a flat fee for their television channels, make the payment based on real viewership. In this way, companies that deliver a channel that has no popularity at all will not have to be payed as much while the top-tier companies will get payed monster amounts of cash. This model is rather similar to how Spotify works, having you the user pay a flat fee and listen to whatever you like on their service, the artists whose tracks you listen to getting cash per listen accordingly from the company.

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Volvo to integrate Spotify in its vehicles

Volvo to integrate Spotify in its vehicles

Spotify's integration in Volvo vehicles is "imminent," according to the company's VP of Electronic Systems Engineering. This will be Spotify's first foray into the automotive world, and will be made available via Ericsson's Connected Vehicle Cloud platform. This comes shortly after the news that Spotify is now available as a channel on most Roku set top boxes.

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Deezer in US launch talks: Hunts partner to help fight Spotify

Deezer in US launch talks: Hunts partner to help fight Spotify

Spotify could find itself with some new streaming music competition in the US, with word that rival Deezer is weighing an expansion into the new market and has already begun partnership discussions. Deezer made its first global move back in December 2011, though avoided the US market; earlier this week, it added new countries and an ad-supported free playback option. Now, the WSJ reports, Deezer is exploring the possibility of partnering up with a US company for new subscribers.

Roku adds Vevo and Spotify channels, still lacking YouTube

Roku adds Vevo and Spotify channels, still lacking YouTube

The Roku Box is a nifty $50 video streaming device that is scarcely larger than one's palm, bringing a variety of content to television sets in up to 1080p. Now users can add Spotify and Vevo channels to the list of music offerings provided by the video device. Certain Roku users will have to wait, however, and there's a catch for using the service that will no doubt disappoint more than a few Spotify fans.

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