Critical attitude against Apple Spotify in progress. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek told Bloomberg that he expects Apple to be more open, following a complaint that it was being dropped Spotify sued Apple in the European Union.
If you've followed this article for the past few months, you'll know that the reasons for Spotify are from Apple's end-to-end control over applications on its base. In Ek's own words, the apple company operates simultaneously as a player and referee, deliberately damaging third-party programs. For the CEO of streaming music service, Apple deliberately limits the activities of third-party applications
Spotify's financial reasons
On the other hand, there is for economic reasons They also have the impact that Sotify is becoming a voice within the iOS app. These reasons are mainly due to i 30% taken by Apple of all in-app purchases made within apps. In the case of Sotify, when a user subscribes to a service using Apple's payment gateway, 30% of that subscription belongs to Carlertino.
Apple has started making changes since then Spotify their case will begin. For example, Siri now supports other music services, and Spotify can use voice assistant. On the other hand, there are already official plans for Apple tv and the Apple Watch **. In the latter case, it is unclear whether or not Apple was interfering with the arrival of Sotify on these devices. In fact, some people competing with them already had apps for these devices.
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However, these changes don't seem to be enough either Daniel Ek makes it clear Apple is continuing to open to create an "open and fair platform."