YouTube is providing discounted costs to students for its Music and Premium services. YouTube Premium, which permits consumers to see ad-free videos and offers authorization to the range of prestige series of the platform, has a price tag of $6.99 each month for students rather than $12.99, as per the media. YouTube Music, a music streaming platform akin to Apple Music or Spotify with a stress on music videos, has a price tag of $4.99 instead of $9.99 per month.
Providing a discounted deal to students is not new for membership schemes. Firms such as Spotify also provide slightly less costly plans for those registered in a post-secondary school. YouTube wishes to boost its Premium service and register as many users as achievable, particular as the firm begins to order additional work and original series with more renowned Hollywood icons. YouTube has not publicly claimed how many users YouTube Music and YouTube Premium (previously dubbed as YouTube Red) have crossed since the services began.
On a related note, Facebook earlier declared a VR (virtual reality) program in association with Bengaluru-located SV.CO (Startup Village Collective) to assist students in the nation make their ideas into internationally marketable services and products. The new VR program below School of Innovation of SV.CO will offer a platform for almost 4 Million engineering students all over 3,300 institutes to study how to make innovative services while they are pursuing studies and get prepared below the guidance of the industry veterans.
“India is host to one of the biggest society of coders and is also one of the quickest developing areas for start-ups. The program of School of Innovation is our spending into talent for future,” Head at Facebook for South Asia and India for Platform Partnerships, Satyajeet Singh, claimed to the media in an interview.