Deezer has launched in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The music streamer claims 20 million users, 1.5M paid subscribers, 15m tracks, 600K Facebook fans and 300K followers on Twitter. Deezer's aggressive global strategy includes launches in 200 countries in the coming year. Pointedly the company has said it has no plans for an expensive launch in Japan or the U.S.
“We are thrilled to launch Deezer in Canada, Australia and New Zealand and to play a key role in the music revolution," said CEO Axel Dauchez. "This is a very exciting key turning point for Deezer following four years of extraordinary success inspired by passion for music”.