Hulu and Spotify to Offer Subscription Bundle This Summer

13 April, 2018, 02:07 | Author: Julian Harrison
  • Hulu and Spotify to Offer Subscription Bundle This Summer

Spotify and Hulu have introduced a new joint subscription plan for $12.99 a month, The Verge reports.

The new plan would offer a Spotify Premium subscription with Hulu's Limited Commercial Plan and would cost a person roughly $18.00 per month if each plan was bought individually. "If even a fraction of Spotify's user-base took advantage of the deal, Hulu's subscription numbers could dramatically improve". The new Spotify-Hulu bundle will be available to new users this summer.

These days, many of us subscribe to multiple streaming services for all sorts of content ranging from music, movies, television, and the list goes on.




Following the successful 2017 launch in the United States of the Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu bundle, the brands are expanding their original partnership, this time to offer entertainment fans nationwide an affordable, "all you can stream" bundle of their own.

Bundling the services makes economic sense for Hulu and Spotify, as the deal is only available to those who get billed through the package, saving Hulu and Spotify money by cutting out third party billing agencies. In 2015, it began offering users a deal to add Showtime to their subscription for an extra $9 a month, which is $2 less than a standalone Showtime Anytime subscription. As many of you probably already know, Spotify now exists in two different forms: free and paid. Any of the 71 million people now paying for Spotify Premium (in the US) will get the chance to trial Hulu for three months for just 99 cents, after which the subscription price will go up to $3 a month (on top of the Spotify subscription). It began trading shares earlier this month on the New York Stock Exchange to raise capital so it can compete with the Cupertino, Calif., giant. Hulu is now mostly owned by the Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox and Comcast, with a smaller stake owned by Time-Warner.

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