Radio France signs an agreement with Spotify on podcasts

Radio France signs an agreement with Spotify on podcasts

The world leader in audio streaming will have to respect their integrity and pay the authors.

Radio France has decided to regain control over the distribution of its podcasts. After signing an agreement with the French Deezer, Radio France today announces an agreement with the world’s leading audio streaming platform: Spotify. “Spotify allows us to reach an audience even larger than ours, and younger. This will allow us, for example, to extend our listening to the French-speaking public living abroad. Above all, this alliance of the podcast leader with the streaming leader should finally structure the audio sector in France. explains Laurent Frisch, director of digital and production at Radio France. Spotify relies heavily on listening to podcasts, which allows it to retain its 138 million paying subscribers worldwide and reduce its dependence on the music majors.

For its part, Radio France is counting on Spotify to help it put order in the jungle of podcast distribution. “We decided to lay down clear rules and the…