Ola Play to bring ‘on the go’ Apple Music to cab riders
After launching its connected car platform for ride sharing – Ola Play announced on Wednesday that it will make available ‘on-the-go’ access to Apple Music app.
“Ola will also join an exclusive selection of both International and local tastemakers as well as style leaders as an Apple Music curator in India. Ola will curate a range of themed playlists reflecting India’s diverse music genres and broader interests of Ola customers from over 102 cities,” the company said.
Customers would be able to enjoy curated playlists, new music and top artist selections, for free, while availing the Ola cab ride.
“Music lovers in India are enjoying Apple Music’s hand-picked playlists based on the music they love, hearing new music from artists like Drake and A.R. Rahman first before anyone else, and discovering new artists like Divine and Madboy Mink every day. We are thrilled to bring Apple Music to Ola Play,” said Oliver Schusser, Apple’s Vice President of International Content.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder and CEO, Ola said, “We are thrilled to announce that our customers can now enjoy the Apple Music experience on the Ola Play platform. Ola Play represents the future of many things, of which, listening and interacting with music is a key element.”
He further added, “Apple Music brings the best features together for an experience every music lover will appreciate. Coming together with the market leader in music, will completely transform the ride experience for millions of Indians on the move.”
To experience Ola Play, customers will have to select Prime Play subcategory, while opting for a ride.
Ola Play will be made available on Ola Prime in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi for select customers and will be rolled out across other cities and to over 50,000 vehicles by March 2017.