Spotify music streaming coming to LG home cinema gear

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lg-spotify-home-cinema.jpgLG are set to add Spotify music streaming to their connected home cinema systems.

Plenty of LG’s web connected Blu-ray players and speaker systems from 2013 will be getting the new Spotfy app, set to launch in April. No word yet however on whether it will hit the company’s Smart TV line up too.

The Spotify app joins BBC iPlayer, Netflix, LoveFilm and a host of other web services on the company’s ever-growing smart platform.

Craig West, Head of Marketing, LG Consumer Electronics UK, said:

“LG’s Smart platform provides unparalleled choice for consumers and the addition of Spotify demonstrates LG’s continued commitment to growing the brand’s Smart offering for consumers. We are confident that LG Smart media owners will enjoy these latest services, as well as the fantastic updates we have planned for the rest of the year.”

“It’s our mission to make all the world’s music available instantly to everyone, everywhere, so we’re delighted to partner with LG to make our music service available on their smart media devices”, added Kate Opekar, Director, hardware business development at Spotify.

“Spotify wants to be at the heart of the home entertainment experience, so it’s a natural fit to make our music service available on blu-ray players and home cinema systems.”

The LG products set to get the Spotify update are the BH9430PW, BH7530TW, BH7430P, BH7130C, BH6730S, BH6430P, BH6230S, BP730, BP630 and the BP530R.

Those looking to use the Spotify app will need to be signed up for a premium account, which will set you back £9.99 a month and offer unlimited mobile and desktop streaming of Spotify’s music catalogue, as well as the ability to download albums as offline playlists.

Gerald Lynch
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