In a move that may have surprised many, Telefónica announced its new streaming music service, Movistar Música, which has a catalog of over 50 million songs to compete with big names like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal or Deezer among others. .
How much does Movistar Música cost?
The Movistar Música service was announced with two different pricing plans. On the one hand, Lite mode allows you to choose from more than 5,000 exclusive playlists selected by musicologists to discover music related to your tastes.
The price of this plan using Movistar Music It’s $ 4.99 per month, where the subscriber can download Top 40 and up to 5 playlists every week without ads and with unlimited song skips. It contains news, a video section, interviews and much more.
For its part, the most attractive package is the Premium mode, which takes the advantages of Lite but with unlimited listening and downloading of more than 50 million songs, as well as the possibility of creating playlist own them and share them.
The price of the Movistar Música Premium package is $ 9.99 per month, which is equivalent to the price of most current music services. However, Movistar wanted to differentiate itself by offering the possibility of weekly subscription for a price of 3.34 $ per month.
Users who currently have the service Home Movistar they will be able to enjoy Movistar Music for free as well as more than 30 exclusive music stations without advertising. The price of Movistar Home is $ 19.90 per month including the rental of the device with a screen.
What quality of transmission does Movistar Música offer?
Movistar Music is offered in collaboration with Kuack Media and the leading service in Latin America, so users of Android and iOS devices can download the app from the App Store to launch the service.
From Telefónica, they point out that the Premium service provides the ability to download the desired songs and albums of favorite singers to the device. However, it does not disclose the type of compression used and whether the service supports high-fidelity HiFi music streaming.
Recently, Apple added to its service Apple Music the modality of high fidelity digital audio and high resolution, although its catalog called lossless Initially, it will be somewhat limited and not all headphones benefit one hundred percent.
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