Spotify’s Streaming Audiobook Service Launches in the U.S.

A little over a month after launching in the U.K. and Australia, Spotify's new streaming audiobook service is now available the U.S., meaning that tens of millions of Spotify premium subscribers now have access to a catalog of more than 200,000 audiobook titles—including titles from all the Big Five publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Locast's local TV streaming service loses legal protections

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