(Reuters) – Streaming music firm Spotify Abilities SA SPOT.N on Tuesday criticized rival Apple Inc AAPL.O, asserting that a brand recent subscription bundle provide from the iPhone maker abuses its dominant market plight by favoring its accept as true with Apple Music carrier.
Spotify said the Apple One bundle presented Tuesday disadvantages streaming music competitors. Spotify and Apple fee $10 a month for their streaming music carrier, however the Apple One equipment bundles it with other providers and products such as tv or video games that initiate at $15 month-to-month.
“We name on competition authorities to act urgently to limit Apple’s anti-aggressive habits, which if left unchecked, will trigger irreparable harm to the developer neighborhood and threaten our collective freedoms to hear, be taught, make, and join,” the music streaming company said.
In an announcement, Apple said the bundle was aimed at existing users of its providers and products and that “possibilities can peep and like choices to at least each person of Apple’s providers and products.”
Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru and Stephen Nellis in San Francisco; Bettering by Arun Koyyur and Aurora Ellis