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Spotify still preparing for US launch


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In truth, VentureBeat’s interview with Spotify has little new information – Spotify is still working on the necessary licensing deals for its US launch, but it’s not ready to announced a date. “We can wait,” says VP of products Gustav Soderstrom. “It took us about three years to launch, so we can wait until we get the product right. We don’t want to do this half-assed. We only get one chance to come to the U.S.” Some nuggets of info: the company has been hiring extra salespeople in readiness – hinting that there will be an ad-supported element after all – and that US mobile users will have to rely more on the Spotify mobile app’s cacheing feature, due to the poorer mobile infrastructure.

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