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Spotify introduces video, radio service

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — While saying that it still a music company at heart, Spotify says it is expanding is lineup to include podcasts, news radio and video streaming.

The company says it wants to help people create a soundtrack for their day that includes not only music but videos, newscasts and other content.

CEO Daniel Ek said that the new service launches Wednesday in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Sweden.

Spotify offers free streaming music and also a premium service for a monthly fee that includes extra features. The company didn't say it is changing its cost structure.