Spotify raising prices in 53 countries including Ireland

The price of a premium or a duo subscription is going up by €1 per month

The price hike in Ireland follows Spotify announcing an increase in charges in the US earlier this week. Picture: Reuters

Ireland is among 53 countries facing a price hike from Spotify, the music and podcast streaming service. Spotify is raising subscription prices on its premium individual and duo packages to €10.99 and €14.99 per month respectively, an increase of €1 per month on the current charges.

There are no changes to the family (€16.99) or student (€5.99) charges for the service, each of which last had price hikes in 2021.

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