Apple on Monday stated it’s finished an offer to get music acknowledgment app Shazam, and the app will quickly end up being ad-free for all users.
“Apple and Shazam have a long history together,” stated Oliver Schusser, vice president of Apple Music, in a news release. “Shazam was one of the first apps available when we launched the App Store and has become a favorite app for music fans everywhere.”
The mobile phone giant stated in December that it ‘d get British business Shazam to enhance its music department. Apple didn’t reveal monetary information, however the purchase cost for the business was apparently around $400 million.
European Union regulators introduced an examination of the acquisition in April over issues the Apple-Shazam marital relationship may unjustly offer Apple Music a leg-up in the music streaming service. The EU then authorized the acquisition previously this month.
Apple and Shazam didn’t react to ask for extra remark.