Spotify hits out over new Apple One service

Spotify hits out over new Apple One service

The battle between Spotify and Apple intensified yesterday, with the giant music streaming service lashing out at its rival’s newly launched subscription bundle, claiming that it abuses its market position. Until now, Spotify and Apple have charged customers £10 a month for unlimited access to music and audio on their respective platforms. However, Apple has released a new subscription package that bundles its music, television and video services into one monthly deal for £15, called Apple One. Spotify claims that this is anti-competitive because customers may now pick Apple Music instead of Spotify if they decide that the bundle seems a good deal. “We call on competition authorities to act urgently to restrict Apple’s anti-competitive behaviour, which if left unchecked will cause irreparable harm to
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