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Music streaming site Deezer gives special rates to Singapore M1 customers

If you are a music enthusiast and cannot live a single day without music, you should have heard about music streaming services Spotify or Deezer. In case you have not, these music streaming services allows you to stream music and listen to the latest albums at a very affordable monthly rate.

Both Spotify and Deezer has been actively competing with one another for land-grab in Southeast Asia, after all, who would sign up for two music streaming service?

Deezer, has just announced that it has partnered with Singapore mobile service provider M1, to provide its post paid users unlimited Premium+ access to Deezer’s music library at a special rate of S$5.99 per month. The usual fee for unlimited music streaming on Deezer is at S$9.90.

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With the partnership too, M1 subscribers would no longer have to pay separately to Deezer using their own credit cards, but can pay for the service through M1.

Why would you sign up for the premium service when you can enjoy it for free? Well, the free version comes with interruption from advertisers, and you can only enjoy 2 hours of music per day. Besides, the S$5.99 is really affordable.

Read also: 6 music streaming sites you should check out

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The offer will be available from 17th December 2013, and is only valid for a maximum subscription period of six months and only available to M1 customers who sign up by 30 June 2014.

P Subramaniam, Chief Marketing Officer of M1, is excited about the partnership with Deezer, and said that “The launch of this service further enhances M1’s suite of mobile content and applications. We will continue to collaborate with partners to deliver innovative and compelling products and services for our customers.”

What does Deezer has to say about the partnership with one of the major telco in Singapore? Clément Gossé, Business Development Manager for Asia Pacific, Deezer says that “the collaboration provides the most competitive and affordable music streaming service in Singapore. Singaporeans can now enjoy the largest music catalogue of over 30 million tracks, anywhere, anytime, with or without network connectivity. Having music on-the-go can enhance your commute to work, whether by car or train.”

Today, Deezer has over five million paid subscribers across more than 180 countries. These subscribers use Deezer to discover over 30 million tracks in its music catalogue.

Other than M1 in Singapore, Deezer has also partnered up with major telcos around the region: In Malaysia, it has tied up with DiGi, and has also partnered with dtac in Thailand to offer exclusive discounts and perks to these telco subscribers. For the partnership with DiGi in Malaysia, customers who sign up with selected postpaid, tablet and broadband plans with DiGi, can enjoy three months of Deezer Premium+ free of charge.

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Deezer and DiGi official launch. Credits: DigitalNewsAsia

There are a lot of music streaming services and competition is intense

Music is definitely entwined deeply in our daily lives. It makes up a huge part of our daily entertainment. Other than Deezer and Spotify, if you are exploring other music streaming site, there are also platforms such as 8 Tracks, KKBox, and even Google’s very own Google Play Music All Access.

We also wrote about the rumoured music subscription service by YouTube, which is earmarked to be launched anytime soon. According to reports, subscriptions to YouTube new music streaming will come at about $10 per month, and it would be tailored to your mobile devices, allowing you to either watch videos or listen to musics, without interruptions from advertising.

So, which music streaming site do you use? Or are you using any of them at all?

Read also: YouTube is not content with just videos, launching music streaming soon

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