Shazam — the smartphone media discovery app that is expanding from music into TV and advert discovery with the help of chief product officer Daniel Danker poached from the BBC – today announced a partnership with Indian music service Saavn – the self-proclaimed Spotify of India – to add Shazam’s recognition engine to Saavn’s catalog of South Asian music. Although Shazam is already… → Read More
We’ve called Saavn the “Spotify for India”, and now the company is preparing to compete more directly with Spotify and other Western digital music services, because it’s launching Saavn English.
Saavn has already launched in six languages, but co-founder Param Singh said English is particularly important. Until now, the company’s real strength was Bollywood music, but he noted that, with 125… → Read More
Saavn, a startup that’s been called the Spotify for Indian music, has launched a J2ME mobile app, tailored for feature phone handsets from Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, and Motorola. Saavn is also announcing six new languages for its iOS, Android and Web apps including Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and Gujarati.
Saavn (which stands for South Asian Audio Video Network) is an ad-supported digital… → Read More
Saavn, a startup that’s been called the Spotify for Indian music, has partnered with Facebook to launch its social and global music service on the social network. The integration, which debuted in December, has already brought over 700,000 new Facebook users to the network, says Saavn.
Saavn (which stands for South Asian Audio Video Network) is an ad-supported digital music service for… → Read More