MONTREAL, April 19, 2023 /CNW/ – Qobuz, the premium music streaming and download platform, continues its international expansion with the launch today in Canada. With Qobuz entering the market, all Canadian music lovers looking for a unique music experience will now have access to a high-quality music service that is a cut above the mainstream competition.
Continuation of Qobuz’s international expansion strategy
From today’s launch, in Canada, Qobuz marks its expansion into its 26th country. After Northern Europe, Australiaand New Zealand in 2021 and Latin America in 2022, the arrival of Qobuz today in Canada meets the growing need among Canadian music fans and audiophiles for high-quality music streaming and download offerings.
Qobuz, a unique approach to online music
Since its inception, Qobuz has developed a unique approach to online music. At the core of the offer is first-class sound quality. With its lossless catalog and lossless downloads – that is. CD quality and high resolution (Hi-Res) – Qobuz provides rich, unparalleled listening quality that brings users as close as possible to the artists’ intent and emotion. Like of Canada music market has expanded over the years (more than 8% growth in 2022, making it the 8th largest music market in the world according to the Global Music Report 2022), the launch of Qobuz meets the growing need among Canadian music lovers and audiophiles for high quality music streaming offerings.
A service built for discovery and musical diversity
A true cultural environment, Qobuz provides a user experience designed for discovery and musical diversity. Through its magazine, the platform offers interviews with artists, in-depth articles and a section dedicated to Hi-Fi equipment. Qobuz is recognized for the quality of its recommendations and album features. Each week, the editorial team selects an eclectic array of artists and albums, established or emerging, for listeners to (re)discover, and playlists are updated with carefully selected tracks. All music genres – rock, jazz, classical, pop, R&B, electronica, world, metal, etc. – are honored, and the catalog is prepared with a human attitude.
Qobuz is also a community based on a shared passion. Club Qobuz offers audiophiles and music lovers from around the world a unique place to share their musical discoveries and recommendations as well as advice on Hi-Fi equipment.
“Qobuz is the only platform in the world that offers unparalleled sound quality (streaming and downloading high definition music) combined with an exclusive cultural magazine with thousands of articles dedicated to music. Qobuz targets a discerning and discerning audience looking for alternatives to the mainstream.” says Georges FornetDeputy CEO of Qobuz.
“The arrival of Kobuz Canada is eagerly awaited by audiophiles and dedicated music fans. It is very exciting for us to be able to offer our unique high quality service throughout North America.” – And MaktaManaging Director, Qobuz North America & Northern Europe.
“Canada will have the great gift of quality listening when Qobuz opens!” states Neil Youngveteran Canadian singer-songwriter and one of the most influential figures in the audio world.
More information on Qobuz Canadian plans and pricing is below.
Qobuz Canada – Offers and Price Plans
All offers are available in the following configurations:
SOLO vs individual subscription
DUO for a subscription of two people
FAMILY for up to 6 accounts for members of the same family in one subscription
The STUDIO offer gives users unlimited access to the entire studio-quality Qobuz catalog and all editorial content.
STUDY ONLY: $12.99 per month for an individual subscription. Or $10.83 per month, i.e $129.99 in one annual installment, for the annual subscription.
STUDIO DUO: $17.99 CAD per month, for two accounts on the same subscription. Or $14.99 per month, i.e $17.88 in one annual installment, for the annual subscription.
STUDIO FAMILY: $21.90 per month, up to 6 accounts for all family members with one subscription. Or $17.99 per month, i.e $215.88 in one annual installment, for the annual subscription.
The Sublime offer gives access to Qobuz’s entire catalog of studio-quality albums, all available for streaming and download, with exclusive discounts on Hi-Res purchases of up to 60%.
SUBLIME SOLO: $179.99 for an annual subscription of one annual installment, i.e $15 per month.
SUBLIME DUO: $269.89 for an annual subscription of one annual installment, i.e $22.49 per month.
SUBLIME FAMILY: $349.99 for an annual subscription (up to 6 accounts for family members), in one annual installment, i.e $29.17 per month.
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Founded in 2007 and a pioneer in high-quality sound, Qobuz is a French music streaming and download platform for anyone who wants to fully experience and share their passion for music. Available in 26 countries worldwide, incl Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin Americaand Japan (high definition download service only), Qobuz offers a range of exclusive editorial content written by a team of experts. With a catalog of over 100 million songs, Qobuz also has the richest selection of high-resolution (Hi-Res) references on the market. Qobuz is a licensed provider of high-resolution audio from the Japan Audio Society (JAS). For more information: www.qobuz.com.
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