Apple Refutes Spotify’s Claims That It Isn’t Competing Fairly
Company says it only receives revenue from 0.5% of Spotify’s premium users.
On Monday, in a filing with the European Commission (EC), Apple refuted Spotify’s claim that its cut of streaming music revenue is an across-the-board tax, reports Billboard. Apple said it only receives revenue from 0.5% of Spotify Premium subscribers (approximately 680,000 users) and Spotify only pays 15% of subscription revenue to Apple, not the 30% they claim in their complaint with the EC. Apple also said Spotify has not paid for any of its customers acquired during the last three years.
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