(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> on Tuesday lowered the price of its paid music service to 99 cents (£0.81) per month from $4.99 for students with a Prime subscription.
New and current student members can now subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited, its premium subscription tier, providing them access to more than 50 million songs, the e-commerce giant said in a statement.
Amazon’s Prime Student membership is available at $6.49 per month, a 50% discount to regular price and includes free two-day shipping of online orders along with access to its video streaming platform Prime Video.
Similar plans from Apple Inc’s <AAPL.O> music streaming service and rival Spotify <SPOT.N> offer student subscriptions at $4.99 per month, 50% lower than their regular prices.
(Reporting by Ayanti Bera in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)