After years of absence in East Africa’s largest economy, world leading music streaming service – Spotify is finally here in Kenya. Kenyans can now download the app on various platforms such as windows computers, android phones as well as on iOS devices. There have been years of anguish from music lovers who have even gone as far as creating a community on the Spotify website requesting for its presence in the country.
Previously, Kenyans could only stream the service via VPNs, but fortunes changed once the service announced expansion into additional 80 markets including Kenya. the service will join a few international alternatives such as Deezer and Apple music which are already available in the country.
Spotify Kenya Premium packages
For those who’d like to join their premium packages, Spotify has plans ranging from Ksh 149 for a student plan that includes a single account and a discounted price for University students. You can also opt for an individual plan that goes for Ksh 299 a month with one account included. On a higher side, there’s a Duo account for two accounts that goes for Ksh389 and a family plan that includes 6 accounts for Ksh479.
Kenyan premium packages can be checked here: https://www.spotify.com/ke-en/premium/#plans
How to Subscribe and Pay for Spotify in Kenya
To subscribe for the service, all you need to do is signup on their website below;
And as expected, users will have an option to pay via MPESA, PayPal or either a Mastercard or Visa card. To pay via MPESA, you’ll be requested to enter your MPESA number, after which an authentication request will be sent on your phone to enter MPESA PIN and complete the transaction.