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Spotify doubled the number of podcasts and up to half a million in six months

Spotify has more than half a million podcasts on the platform, the Swedish company, on Monday announced the launch of its quarterly financial results. That is, it is about double compared to six months ago.

In total, listening to almost 14 per cent in the number of monthly Spotify user, according to the company, to the podcast. This amounts to nearly 35 million listeners from around the world.

Music to put in the last few months, a lot on the podcasts, in addition to the music. The company took over in early 2019 at the latest, the podcastuitgevers Gimlet, and Parcast about it. The number of hours that the program’s users have spent listening to podcasts has been a 39 per cent increase compared to the previous year. In particular, in the US and some European countries, it is increasing.

Apple has so far the largest podcastbibliotheek. At this time, through iTunes, more than 750,000 of them as podcasts to listen to. The two companies are competing in the field of streaming music: Spotify has a 113 million paying users, and the Apple of Music was there in June for 60 million euros.

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