YouTube Premium and Music services launched in India, starts at Rs 99 per month
posted on Mar 13, 2019 10:43AM
Just over a week after the launch of the Spotify in India, there is a new streaming service in town. YouTube has launched YouTube Premium, YouTube Originals and YouTube Music in India — the services were launched globally last June.
YouTube Music (ad-supported), YouTube Music Premium (ad-free), YouTube Premium (ad-free) have been launched in India.
According to YouTube, YouTube Music will be available both as a standalone mobile app and a Web-based desktop interface that is designed for music streaming. The service offers original songs, albums, thousands of playlists, and artist radio as well as YouTube's own catalog of remixes, live performances, covers, and music videos.
YouTube has also brought its premium service with original content to India. Earlier called YouTube Red, this service offers ad-free playback and access to YouTube’s cache or original shows and movies. At the moment there is a mix of shows, but nothing big enough to drive someone to take a subscription. We will have to wait and see if YouTube will put its money behind Indian shows.
subscription plan offers:
YouTube Music Premium is priced Rs 99 a month.
YouTube Premium will be available for 129 a month and will include membership to YouTube Music Premium. The subscription will offer an ad-free experience with background play and offline downloads for millions of videos on YouTube, as well as access to all YouTube Originals.
Those buying the new Samsung Galaxy S10 series will also get four months of free access to YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium.