Whilst Spotify tends to dominate the podcast news, French owned Deezer is busy making deals which brings 8,000 podcasters to it’s app which gives a potential audience of 14 million users.
Whooshkaa founder and CEO Robert Loewenthal noted the significance of the French-based Deezer: “Deezer is the music streaming and podcast platform of choice for millions of European listeners. Australian creators are producing some of the world’s best podcasts and this integration represents another opportunity for that content to be discovered by global audiences.”
Whooshkaa hosted podcasts will now appear in Deezer’s Shows tab and in personalised recommendations based on user’s listening history and preferences. Deezer is a French online music streaming service. It allows users to listen to music content from record labels, including Universal Music Group, Sony Music and Warner Music Group (owned by Deezer’s parent company Access Industries) on various devices online or offline.
As of March 2019 there are 6 Deezer account types. All subscriptions feature unlimited track playing and support for mobile devices.