Yandex is one of the largest technology companies in Russia and offers a number of internet related services and products including the fifth most popular search engine in the world.
Yandex also operates, an on-demand subscription and ad-supported streaming service Yandex Music that is available on both desktop and mobile devices.
The Service offers the following service tiers:
(i) ‘Ad-Supported Service’ – an ad-supported, free to the end user streaming service, available in low audio quality and with limited functionality via mobile devices and with on-demand functionality via desktop devices.
(ii) ‘Premium Service’ – monthly paid on-demand subscription service, that includes both streaming and tethered downloads (i.e. an ‘offline mode’), available in standard audio quality via desktop and mobile devices.
On the Russian music-streaming service Yandex.Music. Users can select music compositions, albums, collections of tracks to stream to their device on demand and receive personalised recommendations.
The main feature which stands out is the smart playlists, which is updated on a daily basis and based on recently played tracks from the user, creating a playlist of similar music and diverse tracks associated to the users tastes and previous plays. Our distribution partner are delighted to announce the new partnership with Yandex and excited to see how this develops in the coming months