Apple Music Promotes New Head of Global Operations, Reaches 40M Subscribers


Apple's prime streaming new music competitor Spotify Technology SA includes 71 million so called top notch subscribers, a figure which features customers who've awarded the company a credit card amount for a completely free trial offer.

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Oliver Schusser has been named head of Apple Music Worldwide, moving up from his London-based role as VP of Apple Music & International Content. He will report directly to svp of internet software and services Eddy Cue, who announced the new Wednesday (April 11) in a memo first reported by Variety. Today's announcement also gives us an updated count on the number of paying subscribers using Apple's streaming music service. Schusser has previously led launches of Apple services including the App Store, iTunes Store, and iBooks for global markets, as well as managed label, studio, and publisher relations for Apple outside the US. Previously, Schusser has worked on projects like iBooks, Apple Podcasts, iTunes movies and TV and Apple Store, as Variety notes. Both businesses bill $9.99 a month for streaming new music but provide discounts for both family and student programs.

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Apple shares are down 0.2%.

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Meanwhile, Monness Crespi Hardt analyst Brian White initiated coverage on Apple with a buy rating and price target of 235. Apple introduced the iPhone X along with the iPhone 8 series handsets at an event last fall.