Spotify, the European music streaming service, is planning on relying on mobile music to drive growth as the company works on plans to bring its mobile app to a wider range of platforms. The Sweden-based firm says it intends to improve and expand Spotifyâ€™s mobile experience after releasing Android and iPhone apps earlier this week.
â€œMobile is our main focus and has been for six months,â€ Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek tells the Daily Telegraph. â€œWe’ll be moving further in to that area as well.â€ He says the company will soon release an app for Symbian, and is working on versions for Research In Motion devices and Windows Mobile 6.5. â€œThe iPhone and Android are two great platforms, but we want Spotify available on as many of the big platforms as possible,â€ he says.
Spotify says it plans to extend its official service to elsewhere in Europe and beyond in the near future. The company recently raised USD50m in venture capital to help it fund a US launch sometime before the end of the year, and a Chinese service is in the works.
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