Representatives of “Vkontakte” disproved information about preparing a paid music service


ST. PETERSBURG, January 28. /Corr. Roman Podervyansky/. Social network “Vkontakte” denied the information about creating a paid music service. About it the correspondent on Thursday, said the press service of the company.

“VKontakte” will limit access to your primary music service or paid to do it”, – said the official representative of the social network.

On Thursday a number of mass media there was information that “Vkontakte” is supposedly going to introduce a paid subscription for access to music content. “After reaching agreements with all copyright holders we will be testing different formats of monetization of music content, but music will remain free,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

Public music service is available in social networks on all platforms except mobile apps on Apple’s iOS.

VKontakte is the largest European social network with more than 300 million registered accounts. Every month, according to statistics from the company come to the site more than 86 million users. In 2015 “Vkontakte” has become the undisputed leader in terms of traffic among social networks in the Russian segment of the Internet.