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Tidal’s hi-fi music streaming service comes to the Bang & Olufsen app – channelnews

Bang & Olufsen has partnered with Tidal to bring the latter’s hi-fi music streaming platform to its app.

The Bang & Olufsen app gains access to Tidal’s more than 110 million songs, available in studio quality with FLAC.

To use Tidal on the B&O app, you must sign up for the service separately.

In Australia, Tidal’s individual plan costs A$12.99 per month, while the Family plan, which gives access to up to six members, costs A$19.99 per month, with the cheapest plan available to students who pay A$5 each month have to pay .99.

However, Tidal’s high-resolution music playback may be limited to the latest Bang & Olufsen models (as of 2020), including the Beosound A5, Beolab 8, Beosound A9, Beosound 2, and other models with internal DACs that support high-resolution audio. can decode, Ecology reported.

If the B&O device you’re playing Tidal music on doesn’t support full high-resolution audio, the music will be played at the highest possible bitrate.

Christoffer Poulsen, SVP Partnerships and Business Development at Bang & Olufsen, said: “With the partnership, we are bringing together Tidal’s best audio formats with high-quality sound systems from Bang & Olufsen. What we offer our customers today is just the beginning, and we look forward to delivering even more in-app music experiences in the future.” Poulsen did not specify what other in-app music experiences will be rolled out in the B& app.

Dan Murphy, SVP Partnerships and Business Development at Tidal, added: “Listeners can now be confident they are experiencing music in high-quality audio formats when streaming Tidal with Bang & Olufsen products. We understand the importance of sound quality for both artists and listeners and are excited to now make Tidal more easily accessible in the Bang & Olufsen app.”