As it is with all things Google, you might notice a little bit of oddity when it comes to services.
"Spotify operates what we view as the most attractive streaming service with a heavy investment in discovery differentiating the service". Spotify made the announcement of partnering with Google and giving out a free voice assistant to eligible accounts through the link in the Source below the article.More news: Malcolm Speed wants Mark Taylor to replace David Peever as CA chairman
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The deal is pretty straightforward: sign up for Spotify Premium for Families and you get a free Google Home Mini.
"Ultimately, we expect most consumers to move to subscription streaming all-you-can-eat model for music consumption", the analyst said in a research note. You give away free stuff to draw in new users, not to keep the users you've already got.
The Google Home Mini offer is available for new as well as existing Spotify family plan subscribers, and has to be redeemed by December 31. It's not clear if Spotify plans other features for Premium users, like offline support. It's also limited to subscribers in the US, and there is another caveat: Subscribers have to pay Spotify directly, and not via a third party like an app store or a telco.