If you’re a student and a fan of streaming services but can’t exactly get the time and the cash to stay subscribed because of schoolwork, then Spotify and Hulu has a surprise just for you. The two streaming companies have teamed up to make a rather unique subscription option.
The new plan, catered for students, allows them to get a Spotify Premium and a Hulu subscription for only $4.99 monthly. The service, called “Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu” allows students to revel in their music as presented by Spotify’s vast library of artists, with a dash of Hulu’s paid video services.
This is much cheaper than regular subscriptions. A regular Spotify Premium and a Hulu subscription would cost $9.99 and $7.99 monthly, respectively. Interestingly, this is just the first of numerous bundles that will be offered in the coming months. Unfortunately, as per Variety, not much was revealed outside the student plan.
According to Tim Connolly, Hulu’s top gun for distribution and partnerships, and Alex Norstrom, Spotify’s chief premium business officer, both companies are delighted to work with one another based on their respective strengths.
“We’re very excited to be partnering with Hulu – a like-minded company which is as focused as we are on delivering the very best in high quality streaming content,”Norstrom said.
“We are proud to announce Spotify as our newest strategic partner – they’re an iconic brand in music streaming and a proven leader in reaching and engaging young consumers,” Connolly added.
Spotify is in itself not a new player when it comes to the subscription plan game. Back in 2014, it released a $4.99 student subscription bundle. Other companies such as Tidal and Apple Music also released a fair share of bundles before.