Qobuz: Registration for U.S. Beta Now Open

Qobuz, the Paris-based online high-resolution (Hi-Res) music streaming and downloading service, announced at CES 2019 that the service is now available for registration in the U.S. as an open beta.

Interested parties can sign up to join a waitlist at qobuz.com. The service, which will be available on all Mac/iOS/Android/Windows operating systems, will launch to the public at large following beta testing, Qobuz said.

Four streaming packages are being offered in the U.S.:

• Sublime+: $299.99/year for Hi-Res streaming with 40-60% discounts on purchases from the Qobuz Hi-Res download store (resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz)
• Studio: $24.99/month for unlimited Hi-Res (24-bit/up to 192 kHz) streaming ($249.99 annually)
• Hi-Fi: $19.99/month for 16-bit CD-quality streaming ($199.99 annually)
• Premium: $9.99/month for 320 kbps MP3-quality streaming ($99.99 annually)

The company, which calls itself the “world's first and only certified Hi-Res streaming and download service,” said its current catalog comprises more than 2 million Hi-Res titles in all genres. The service also offers more than 40 million CD-quality tracks for streaming and download.

For more information, visit qobuz.com.


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