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Spotify To Launch iPhone Application
Ben Hewitt , July 27th, 2009 07:34

But will Apple give them the go ahead?

Spotify are hoping to unleash an iPhone application on the masses - but could face opposition from Apple.

The free music streaming service will allow users to listen to free music on demand with a database of over six million tracks, as well as share and edit other people's playlists, but there are fears that Apple may see Spotify as a direct challenge to their own iTunes service.

Spotify communications manager Jim Butcher confided: “It’s going to be very interesting to see if Apple lets this through or sees us as competition — fingers crossed."

Spotify must also sign a deal with copyright holders, but founder Daniel Eks claims he is "very comfortable [about that], in that the labels want to see Spotify in the U.S.”

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