Onkyo and Spotify team up for streaming on home theater receivers

Onkyo is a big name in the home theater and audio world. The company has a wide range of receivers for home theater fans and they run the gamut from affordable entry-level devices up to high-end receivers costing thousands of dollars. Onkyo and Spotify has teamed up for a first in the industry.

Onkyo is now the first brand in the consumer electronics market to offer direct access to Spotify music service via its receivers. The new service allows more than a million Spotify premium subscribers in seven countries to access the service on Onkyo receivers.

Starting today the Spotify service is offered on the TX-NR609 receiver and Onkyo notes that new products offering Spotify access will be coming very soon. The Spotify service on Onkyo receivers will stream at 320kbps bitrate using the Ogg Vorbis codec.