Tidal Offering Family Plan

Posted: Jul 8 2015, 10:42am CDT | by , in News | Latest Business News

 

This story may contain affiliate links.

Tidal Offering Family Plan
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Don't Miss: This How to find Fingerlings in Stock

The subscription service tries to keep up with Apple music.

Following in the footsteps of Spotify, Rdio and, most recently, Apple Music, Tidal has made a pretty big announcement that will try to keep them on par with the other streaming services. They will now allow for a "family" plan that will allow several users to have the system and pay only bill.

With this new pricing scheme, Jay Z's music-streaming service will allow a primary account holder to have multiple people, up to four, under one roof. The rub is that they really do need to be under one roof, unlike Apple's which just requires everyone to have a code. Tidal's discount is fairly simple to understand if you have ever used a subscription service like Netflix or Apple music: you get 50 percent off for each person added to your main subscription, including both the Premium and HiFi options -- which are $10 and $20 per month, respectively. For reference, Apple's plan allows up to six people to be on your family plan and it only costs $10.99 per month. Spotify has already announced that they will be cutting how much they charge because of the low numbers Apple is putting forward.

A few weeks ago, Tidal also introduced student pricing, in an effort to match what competitors are offering. The real value to listeners, however, may ultimately come down to Tidal's exclusive content, as evidenced by the recent news from Prince and Weezy F. Baby, according to Verge.

Tidal has a lot of catching up to do - they are falling even further behind due to the Apple Music phenomena, so they will have to pull out some other tricks. They have already used gimmicks like exclusive content, videos, songs, and performances, but so far the results haven't been all that great.

It will be interesting to see what's to come from Tidal, especially given sales numbers and dipping subscriptions.

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem


Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/46" rel="author">Noel Diem</a>
Noel passion is to write about geek culture.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus