Subscribers to Amazon Music Unlimited in the US and UK will have to pay a higher price for the streaming service, starting in February. According to Amazon’s customer service pages in both countries, individual plans will go from 9.99 to 10.99 dollars/pounds, while students will pay 5.99 instead of 4.99. Increase also arriving in Italy?
Amazon Music Unlimited, the price increases (for now in the US and UK)
In the US, Amazon Music Unlimited will increase from $9.99 to $10.99 for individual subscribers and will increase from $4.99 to $5.99 for student plan subscribers. In the UK, the increase will go from £9.99 to £10.99 for individual subscribers anda 4,99 sterline a 5,99 pounds for those who study.
Amazon’s decision follows that of Apple in October, with Cupertino raising the price for Apple Music. And also for the other cloud entertainment platforms. The same amount for individual subscriptions: $9.99 to $10.99 per month. Apple has also raised the price of family plans, which offer up to six accounts with a single subscription, from $14.99 to $16.99 a month.
Even Deezer brought the subscription down to $10.99.
The increase for Amazon follows the decision last May to increase the cost for Prime subscribers as well. From $7.99 to $8.99 per month. From $79 to $89 for the year.
Spotify, the most widely used music subscription service, may soon follow suit from its rivals. In the wake of Apple’s announcement, the CEO Daniel he said on October 25 that a price increase in the United States “is one of the things we would like to do”. Spotify has never raised its standard price from $9.99 since launching in the US in 2011.
Does the increase also arrive in Italy?
Apple has brought the increase to 10.99 euros also in our country, while at the moment Amazon Music Unlimited didn’t bring the price hike to Continental Europe. However, it seems to be a clear trend that all the big operators are following.