Spotify and Hulu revealed the new subscription plan in which user will get access to Spotify’s ad-free music streaming service and Hulu’s basic package that allows to TV shows and movies with some ad breaks for $12.99 per month.
The offer is only applicable to only existing Spotify Premium subscribers in the U.S., who also get a chance to try out Hulu for three months for just 99 cents. Afterward, the company stated that they are planning to make the offer available to consumers who don’t currently subscribe to Spotify later this summer. The duo planning to offering a subscription plan to college students for $5.99 per month in September.
This is not the first time both the companies have cooperated on a joint arrangement. Last year, both the companies collaborated on a packaged for students that allow accessing Spotify Premium and Hulu’s entry-level subscription for $4.99 per month.
Spotify chief premium business officer, Alex Norstrom said, “Our student launch with Hulu was incredibly well received and we are excited to extend our reach by bringing Hulu to more of our Premium members in the U.S.” Further, Alex Norstrom added, “With this exclusive Spotify offer, we are bundling two top media platforms for an unbeatable price.”
Tim Connolly, Hulu’s senior VP said, “Based on the outstanding performance of the Spotify and Hulu student package, it’s clear that consumers love to combine their music and television experiences together.”
Duo also uses these subscription plans to steer subscribers away from third-party billing agreements, which can eat up as much as 30% of a service’s monthly fee. Spotify’s terms said that users who bill their monthly subscription through Apple’s App Store or Google Play are not eligible to receive the discounted Hulu add-on.