Deezer to launch free service, 76 territory expansion announced

RHIAN JONES

Deezer has announced plans to launch a free service internationally and further global expansion in 76 countries throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

The move follows $130m of investment from Warner Music parent Access Industries

The global expansion will bring Deezer’s geographical reach to 160 countries worldwide.

The one place where Deezer is still steering clear of however, is the US, where “customer acquisition costs are high and market conditions do not currently allow for sustainable expansion”.

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