August 6, 2019 / 1:04 PM / 4 months ago

Amazon Music cuts monthly price to 99 cents for students with Prime subscription

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday lowered the price of its paid music service to 99 cents 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 music streaming service and rival Spotify offer student subscriptions at $4.99 per month, 50% lower than their regular prices. (Reporting by Ayanti Bera in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

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