•Amazon Music and Acast have entered into an agreement to deliver ad-free podcasts for Prime members and Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers.
• Ad-free listening to Acast podcasts on Amazon Music will result in revenue for Acast podcasters.
• The agreement enables Prime members and Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers to stream Acast podcasts without ads globally through the Amazon Music app, available via the listeners device of choice – including smartphone, tablet, PC/Mac, Fire TV, and Alexa-enabled devices like Amazon Echo.
• “This is an exciting deal and we look forward to partnering with Amazon Music,” said Ross Adams, CEO at Acast. “Monetization in the podcasting space has diversified massively in recent years.”
• The partnership opens up a new revenue channel for Acast creators that diversifies their income stream.