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Google Play Music, Google’s music streaming service, has partnered with Samsung, to provide customers with a free six-month subscription with every purchase of a Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge device in Ireland. The partnership was announced as new research revealed that more than a third of people in the UK use their smartphones as a primary music device, listening up to 15 hours a week.

For a limited time only, customers in Ireland who purchase the Galaxy S6 or S6 edge smartphone will have access to all 30 million songs currently available on Google Play Music. In addition, users can also access its expertly curated radio stations, listen to a wealth of playlists created for a whole host of different moods, occasions and activities, as well as seamlessly transfer all existing iTunes content into Google Play Music.

Commenting on the partnership, Mark Bennett, Head of Google Play EMEA, said: “We’ve partnered with Samsung to give music fans an easy way to store, download and stream music on their phones. With more than 30 million songs available on Google Play Music, unlimited ad-free streaming and playlists to help you discover the perfect tracks to suit your mood, music fans will never be stuck for what to listen to.”

 Chong Won Lim, Head of Product Marketing, IT & Mobile at Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland added: “At Samsung, we are committed to giving our customers want they want and we know music is a huge part of many of our users’ lives. Technology has revolutionised the way we consume entertainment and we are delighted that through this partnership with Google Play we are able to enhance the mobile experience for so many of our customers.”

The 6-month free subscription offer on the purchase of a Samsung S6 & S6 edge is available from 1st August until October  31st 2015 and must be redeemed by December 1 2015.


John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal.

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