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Tidal reveals its latest telco partnership: Vivo in Brazil

Hot on the heels of its partnership with MTN in Uganda, Tidal has announced another telco deal – this time in Brazil. It’s working with Vivo there, with ‘exclusive subscription offers’ for the telco’s 75 million...
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MTN Uganda says Tidal deal part of telco’s ’do or die’ strategy

Music Ally recently reported on Tidal’s latest deal with a telco: MTN Uganda, representing its first move into Africa. Now the telco’s chief marketing officer Olivier Prentout has been talking to Reuters about how the...
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Sprint bundles Amazon Prime into its Unlimited Premium plan

US telco Sprint has revealed details of its latest high-value bundle for customers: a $90-a-month ‘Unlimited Premium’ plan.
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Tidal enters Africa with telco MTN, starting with Uganda

Tidal is the latest global music-streaming service to target Africa as its next region for growth. The company has announced a partnership with telco MTN, kicking off with a bundle deal in Uganda.
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US telco Sprint bundles Tidal into a new Unlimited Plus plan

Having taken a 33% stake in Tidal early in 2017, US telco Sprint has launched the latest element of its partnership with the streaming service. It’s a bundle called Unlimited Plus, which will be available to customers from...
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Sandbox Issue 207: God Save The Streams

Lead: Just 18 months ago, pre-saves were a breath of fresh air for marketers struggling to stand above the cattle run of global releases on a Friday. But as they become ubiquitous, it is almost back to square one with everyone...
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Judge clears way for class-action lawsuit over Tidal exclusive

Tidal is at the centre of another legal row, but this time it may be an artist, rather than the streaming service, which ends up in court. The focus is on Kanye West’s 2016 album ‘The Life of Pablo’ and West’s...
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About that Beyoncé/Jay-Z Tidal “exclusive”…

When is a streaming exclusive not an exclusive? That’s the existential question now underpinning the release of Everything In Love, the new album from Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Like 2016’s Lemonade by Beyoncé, it launched...
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z surprise-release new album on Tidal

“If I gave two f***s about streaming numbers, would have put ‘Lemonade’ up on Spotify,” sings Beyoncé on ‘Nice’, a track from her new album with Jay-Z. The album, ‘Everything is Love’, was announced on-stage...
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Tidal shifts fake-streams focus to ‘potential data breach’

Streaming service Tidal is under fire for a report by Danish newspaper Dagens Næringsliv claiming that it inflated the stream-counts of albums by Kanye West and Beyoncé, based on internal data from the company. Its latest...
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Dubset strikes deal to distribute mixes and remixes on Tidal

Dubset has announced its latest distribution deal for DJ sets and remixes, with streaming service Tidal. The agreement follows previous deals with Spotify and Apple Music, and builds on Dubset’s licensing agreements...
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Tidal adds liner notes for tracks and albums

Why don’t music-streaming services provide credits of the depth you used to get on vinyl and CD albums? It’s a question regularly asked on conference stages, with the simple answer that – accepting the fact that...