In a press release today, Verizon announced a new partnership with Apple that will allow it to offer subscribers of its Verizon Unlimited tier six free months of Apple Music. Verizon touts that this is just the beginning of its “exclusive” partnership with Apple…
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The offer is open to both new and existing Verizon Unlimited customers, as well as new and existing Apple Music subscribers. Verizon says that current Apple Music subscribers will be able to lock in the same six months of free listening as new subscribers.
In a statement, Verizon’s vice president of marketing Angie Klein touted that this Apple Music offer is just the beginning of Verizon’s exclusive partnership with Apple. While Klein doesn’t explain what the future of this partnership could bring, it’s clear the carrier has more in store:
“This first-of-its-kind offer is just the first step in an exclusive partnership with Apple,” said Angie Klein, vice president of marketing, Verizon.
“It gives our customers exactly what they want: Apple’s best-in-class music streaming experience, paired with an unlimited plan tailored to them, on the network they deserve. And now that you can mix and match our unlimited plans, every person in your family can stream worry-free on the unlimited plan they need, without paying for things they don’t – and enjoy all the music they want for six months free with Apple Music with this exclusive offer in the U.S.”
Verizon first announced its three “Unlimited” plans earlier this year, offering three different tiers – all of which qualify for this Apple Music deal. Verizon customers will be able to secure the deal beginning on August 16th by heading to the carrier’s website. The full press release for today’s announcement can be found below:
NEW YORK, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Verizon and Apple announced an exclusive partnership, the first step of which brings Apple Music to Verizon’s wireless customers. Beginning August 16, Verizon Unlimited customers can sign up for a special offer of six months of Apple Music free*.
The offer from Verizon is available to new and current Verizon Unlimited customers. Once registered, Verizon customers will have full access to Apple Music and can either stream their favorite songs over 4G or WiFi, or download for offline playback – all ad-free. Apple Music subscribers can enjoy more than 45 million songs anytime, anywhere, across iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac, HomePod, CarPlay and PC, or on Android devices.
“This first-of-its-kind offer is just the first step in an exclusive partnership with Apple,” said Angie Klein, vice president of marketing, Verizon. “It gives our customers exactly what they want: Apple’s best-in-class music streaming experience, paired with an unlimited plan tailored to them, on the network they deserve. And now that you can mix and match our unlimited plans, every person in your family can stream worry-free on the unlimited plan they need, without paying for things they don’t – and enjoy all the music they want for six months free with Apple Music with this exclusive offer in the U.S.”
To find out more about how to sign up for Apple Music on Verizon, and for further information, customers should visit vzw.com beginning August 16.
With Verizon, you can mix and match three great unlimited plans to meet each of your family members’ needs: Go Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited. Each plan includes added performance, features and global access. Above Unlimited includes 75 GB of premium 4G LTE data** along with HD video streaming, 20 GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot, 5 TravelPass sessions per month and 500 GB of Verizon Cloud storage, all for $60/line per month for four lines.
Buying unlimited at Verizon is simple. First choose the number of lines you need, then pick from three unlimited plans.
You can also add a tablet or jetpack for $20 per month, or add a connected smartwatch for $10 per month. Managing your account is easy – you can switch your plan at any time. Be sure to join Verizon Up through the MyVerizon app to earn access to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, VIP tickets to events and everyday rewards.
Apple Music, the world’s fastest-growing subscription music streaming service, offers subscribers an incredible catalog of more than 45 million songs, combined with their entire iTunes library, which they can stream or download for offline listening all completely ad-free. Subscribers can also create their own playlists or discover new ones curated by Apple Music, and share music with their friends. In addition, they also get daily recommendation based on the music they already love, can listen to radio stations from every genre and watch exclusive music videos. Apple Music also includes Beats 1, a global live radio stream of today’s top music.
Visit verizonwireless.com/plans/unlimited/ to learn more.
*After 6 months, it’s $9.99/mo. You may cancel at any time.
** In times of congestion, your data may be temporarily slower than other traffic (only after 22 GB/month on Beyond Unlimited and 75 GB/month on Above Unlimited).
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