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Spotify Goes Mobile, Now Its Business May Begin

We broke news of the iPhone approval over a week ago, and this morning one of music service Spotify‘s main weapons in monetisation – mobility – is rolled out in Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and Android app stores in the UK, Sweden, Spain, France, Norway and Finland.

Requiring a £9.99 monthly or £120 annual subscription, the ability to pluck songs from Spotify’s big cloud follows gig giveaways and early-release windows as the next stage in the company’s premium drive. Other mobile operating systems like S60 are coming, a tie-up with 3 and INQ is likely and other non-desktop platforms are under consideration, too.

Update: Spotify also released an S60 demo