SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rdio (www.rdio.com), the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music, today announced expansion of its amazing music experience into 20 new countries around the world. Rdio's global footprint now reaches people in 51 countries across six continents, making Rdio the second largest music subscription service in the world in terms of countries serviced.
"We launched Rdio in two countries just over three years ago. Today, we're proud to bring our latest groundbreaking music experience to customers in 51 different international markets," said Anthony Bay, Rdio's chief executive officer. "Instant access to over 20 million songs, weekly new albums including several exclusive artist releases, and over 400 genre radio stations is an incredible value that we are excited to share with music lovers around the world."
With this announcement Rdio continues on its path for international growth and diversity of users. At the start of 2013, only 30 percent of Rdio's monthly active users (MAUs) came from territories outside the United States. Today, that number has grown to over half of Rdio's users with 57 percent of MAUs coming from regions outside of the United States.
Pricing and Availability
Countries receiving Rdio service for the first time today include: Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Uruguay, Venezuela. New subscribers in these regions will receive free, metered access to Rdio web for up to six months and a 14-day free mobile trial. For a complete list of regions where Rdio is available visit https://www.rdio.com/availability/. To learn more about pricing in your region visit http://www.rdio.com/pricing/.
Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music. Play what you want, when you want, or turn on a station for a perfect mix of songs. Listen anywhere — the web, your phone, even offline — and follow friends and artists to see what they're playing.
Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, the co-creator of Skype, and is currently available in 31 countries. For more information and to sign up, visit www.rdio.com.