Paris-based hi-res music streaming and download service Qobuz officially opened its doors in the U.S. at a launch party held last week at the Devialet store in New York City’s SoHo district.
The service, which has been operating in Europe since 2007, is now offering four streaming packages in the U.S.:
• Sublime+: $299.99/year for hi-res streaming with 40-60% discounts on purchases from the Qobuz Hi-Res download store (resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz)
• Studio: $24.99/month for unlimited Hi-Res streaming ($249.99 annually)
• Hi-Fi: $19.99/month for 16-bit CD-quality streaming ($199.99 annually)
• Premium: $9.99/month for 320 kbps MP3-quality streaming ($99.99 annually).