The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Spotify, the popular platform to listen to music from the Internet, today announced that its free service will also be available on tablets and other mobile devices as well as landing in fifteen Latin American countries.

“We will offer our clients the best free music experience in the history of smart phones and tablets,” said the CEO of Spotify, Daniel Ek, announcing the new service during a ceremony at its headquarters in New York.

So far the popular free service Spotify, which allows the streaming of music via internet was only available on personal computers.

“This is the way that the next generation will create their music library. Buying not one song or another, but by adding them to a playlist,” said Ek, founder of the Swedish company.

Those responsible for Spotify also announced today its entry into 20 new markets, fourteen of which are in Latin America, so that the popular app is now available in a total of 55 countries.

Besides Argentina and Mexico, starting today it will also be available in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic and Uruguay.

With over 24 million active users and about 6 million paying subscribers, the service which was launched in Sweden in 2008, currently has a catalog of over 20 million songs. (EFE)

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