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Amazon launches free version of its music streaming

The Amazon's service was officially released in Brazil in September, shortly after Amazon Prime arrived

Amazon Music app in a smartphone
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Amazon.com announced on Monday (18) a free version of its music streaming, Amazon Music, with the exhibition of ads.

By September, the company had already offered a free version to anyone who bought the Echo device. The music streaming platform was officially launched in Brazil on September 12th, 2019—right after the arrival of Amazon Prime in the country with a combo that went a step further and included video streaming services, access to specific ebooks, and the benefits of its e-commerce.

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Spotify Technologies, the main player in the music streaming market, also offers a free version, the “freemium”, with advertisements.