SUISA concludes a licensing agreement with Spotify
SUISA has concluded a licensing agreement with Spotify for the use of its music service in Switzerland. The Company has not yet announced a start date for its services in Switzerland. SUISA welcomes the contract with Spotify which offers Swiss consumers an additional legal alternative to music piracy.
Zurich, 4 October 2011 – SUISA has concluded a licensing agreement with Spotify for the Swiss terri-tory. The agreement licenses the Spotify service for users of computers and mobile devices located in Switzerland (Swiss IP addresses).
SUISA welcomes the new arrangement with Spotify. Thanks to Spotify, Swiss music consumers now have an additional authorized source of music for their mobile phones and computers. The agreement signed with SUISA ensures that authors will be paid for the online streaming of their songs and com-positions. SUISA has already concluded agreements with a number of other online music services including iTunes, Amazon, Ex Libris, CeDe and Simfy.