Spotify targets further Latin America growth

Wednesday 6 May 2015 | 14:13 CET | News
Music streaming service Spotify is placing greater focus on expanding its Latin America operations in the 17 countries in which it operates. The aim is for the region to account for 15 percent of Spotify's global business, according to the company's managing director of Latin America, Gustavo Diament. The platform launched in Mexico two years ago and the country is now among the top five of Spotify's 58 markets. "It's close to becoming bigger than Germany," Diament told Reuters at the eMerge Americas technology conference in Miami. Spotify already has several deals in place with telecoms

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Spotify
Countries: Latin America / Mexico
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