Spotify Expects Growth to Slow and Reach Around $6.4 Billion in 2018 The Swedish company said it expects revenue to grow 20 percent to 30 percent this year, down from the 39 percent growth recorded in 2017. Spotify released its financial predictions for the year ahead of its public debut planned for April 3. Spotify expects between 198 million and 208 million monthly active users by the end of its fiscal 2018 year, an increase of 26-32 percent from 2017. Further, the company believes that between 92 milli

Spotify and Hulu add Showtime to $5 student bundle deal

Last year, Spotify and Hulu teamed up for a $5 bundle just for college students. Now, the brands are adding Showtime for no extra charge. 

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The music streaming company announced students in the United States will now have access to Spotify Premium, which is usually $10 a month; Hulu’s limited commercial plan, which is usually $8 a month; and the Showtime subscription, which is usually $11 a month. 

Existing student users can log into their account to add Showtime, and new users will be able to take advantage of the deal for .99 cents for their first three months.

“Spotify Premium has just changed the content game for students. By joining forces with SHOWTIME and continuing our relationship with Hulu, Spotify Premium is now able to give students a complete world of music and video content, shows and film,” Alex Norstrom, chief premium officer at Spotify, said in a press release. “Never before have students had this level of streaming entertainment options, at this unprecedented value, all in one package.”

The latest Spotify deal is available now for students, ages 18 and older, who are enrolled at eligible colleges and universities in the U.S.

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