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Tidal is the latest streaming service to offer a family plan

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Tidal’s discount is fairly simple: you get 50 percent off for each person added to your main subscription, including both the Premium and HiFi options — which are $10 and $20 per month, respectively. A few weeks ago, Tidal also introduced student pricing, in an effort to match what competitors are offering. The real value to listeners, however, may ultimately come down to Tidal’s exclusive content, as evidenced by the recent news from Prince and Weezy F Baby. – Edgar Alvarez, Engadget

Spotify Lowers Its Music Prices, Using a Family Plan. Apple Wants to Go Lower.

Spotify is effectively offering a price cut on its subscription music service by giving family members a 50 percent discount on additional accounts. So if you have a $10 Spotify Premium subscription, your husband can get one for $5 a month. Spotify says the new pricing scheme will roll out globally over the next few weeks. […] They are also a sign that Spotify, and its CEO Daniel Ek, agrees with the pitch Apple has been making to the music labels: If paid subscription services are going to get much bigger, they will have to get cheaper. While $10 a month is now the industry standard, that’s much, much more than people spent on music during the industry’s peak. – Peter Kafka,Re/code
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