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SoundCloud Go streams access to 125m music tracks

SoundCloud Go streams access to 125m music tracks

Music lovers the world can now have ad-free access to over 125 million tracks as music streaming website SoundCloud announces the launch of a new paid subscription service called SoundCloud Go.

Available for iOS and Android users, SoundCloud says the service will ensure subscribers get ad-free access to “125 million tracks from 12 million creators”, including three major labels and over 20,000 independent labels.

A mobile phone users seen at the Social Media Week Lagos
A mobile phone users seen at the 2016 Social Media Week Lagos

According to SoundCloud, subscribers are  charged $9.99 per month for Android and desktop devices and $12.99 for iOS devices.

The company says it has reached licensing agreements with UMG, Sony, Merlin, Warner and others over the past couple of years to expand its catalogue.

The subscribers of the SoundCloud Go will also enjoy the massive hits, the latest tracks from the biggest names, the sounds of the underground, the most engaging podcasts and the best of what’s up-and-coming all in one place.

They will as well be able to listen offline on their mobile device even without a mobile signal or Internet connection.

‘’For listeners, there are now two awesome ways to experience SoundCloud. SoundCloud will continue to be the place to listen to, discover and share new tracks from emerging and established artists for free. With SoundCloud Go, the experience has also been expanded to include access to even more tracks, offline and ad-free’’, the company says.

SoundCloud assured content creators that the totally free SoundCloud where they will be able to reach its 175 million subscribers monthly is still available.

Donatus Anichukwueze Technology Writer at Technology Times Media e-mail: donatus.anichukwueze@technologytimes.ng

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