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TIDAL Prepares For Launch And Announces Integration With First 16 Home Audio Brands

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9th October, 2014Oslo, Norway – TIDAL, the first high fidelity music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, today announced the partnership and integration of TIDAL into products from 16 of the best known home audio brands. In preparation for the upcoming UK and U.S. launch, TIDAL is working closely with its integration partners to ensure that music lovers will be able to register and experience the catalogue of 25 million-plus tracks, streaming at HiFi, lossless sound quality, on some of the world’s best known home audio products.

To experience TIDAL at its finest, Sonos, Denon HEOS, Harman Omni, Bluesound & NAD, Meridian, Auralic, Electrocompaniet, Simple Audio, Raumfeld, Dynaudio, Audiovector, Pro-ject, Airable by Tune In Media, HiFiAkademie and ickStream will all have products that seamlessly work with TIDAL, with users just needing to sign up to the service for access. With many more household names to be announced shortly across a wide variety of platforms, TIDAL is already recognised by the audio industry for the quality of its performance and easy integration.

Commenting on the partnerships, Andy Chen, CEO at TIDAL, said: “The reaction from the home audio industry to TIDAL has been exceptional and we are really excited that our first 16 confirmed partners are such highly-considered brands in the industry. Experiencing TIDAL on high-quality home audio systems and headphones proves just how good high-quality music streaming can sound. We will therefore offer TIDAL across the broadest selection of home audio systems with these premium partners and more to come.”

As an advertisement-free, lossless, CD-quality music and music video streaming service with extensive curated editorial expertise, TIDAL will be available in the UK and the U.S. for a monthly subscription of £19.99 / $19.99 starting later this autumn. To sign up to be one of the first to experience true high fidelity streaming, visit the TIDAL website at www.tidalhifi.com. TIDAL is initially tailored for the UK and U.S markets.

Notes to Editors

TIDAL music streaming experience at a glance:

  • More than 25 million music tracks in lossless quality (FLAC/ALAC 44.1kHz / 16 bit – 1411 kbps)
  • More than 75,000 music videos
  • Curated editorial provided by experienced music journalists
  • Dedicated apps available for iOS and Android phones and tablets
  • Web player for PC/MAC
  • Support for a wide range of home music network players

Follow Tidal at http://facebook.com/tidalhifi and http://twitter.com/tidalhifi

TIDAL will be available initially in the UK and the US. The music licensing agreement for TIDAL enables future launches in a total of over 50 countries.

WiMP HiFi and TIDAL are music streaming services owned by Aspiro Group, listed on the Nasdaq OMX in Stockholm, with HQ located in Oslo, Norway. The service was launched in 2010 and is also available in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Poland.

About Aspiro

Aspiro is a media technology company on the forefront in the ongoing redefinition of music consumption. Through its subscription services TIDAL and WiMP, the company offers a complete music experience with HiFi quality audio and expertly created Editorial, and video. In parallel, Aspiro is a content provider to the online media industry through RADR, helping its partners to attract and retain visitors on their web sites. Read more on www.aspiro.com

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