Deezer Launches in Middle East & North Africa

First Spotify, now Deezer – the rival streaming service has beat Spotify to the punch and is now available in the Middle East and North Africa, ahead of Spotify’s planned launch in November. To make matters worse, Deezer has also secured an exclusive digital distribution deal with Rotana Group, the Middle East’s leading music company. […]

Spotify’s next global move is coming

A flurry of news reports has suggested that Spotify plans to launch across the Middle East and North Africa in November, with a new regional headquarters based in Dubai. Spotify has not responded to requests for comments on the stories, but eagle-eyed reporters have noticed that Spotify has started to recruit for positions in Dubai, […]