Apple has added Subscriptions and Channels to its podcasts app today. The feature is available in 170 countries and regions, allowing podcasters everywhere to monetise their content.
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Apple is reportedly opening subscriptions for Podcasts to consumers globally on June 15 after a month of delay. It was unveiled in April, during which Apple promised to make it available in May.
Apple today announced in-app subscriptions within the Podcasts app to offer ad-free, premium content to consumers. It also unveiled a bevy of new capabilities for the podcasting app.
Apple is reportedly working on bringing its Music and Podcasts app to the Microsoft Store and is currently testing them in private beta. It is not clear if the apps will be exclusive to Xbox alone.
Among other Apple Services, the App Store is now available in 175 countries and regions, and Apple Music in 167. The latter is offering a six-month trial and specialized playlists for new customers.
Today, Amazon announced that you can now use Apple Podcasts and Spotify podcasts on its Echo devices. It will also sync with your account so you'll be able to start from the same place on your phone.
Apple has now released a new analytics tool for podcasters in order to aid listening habits. The new tool will provide podcasters with average statistics regarding listening habits.