YouTube Music, Premium Comes to Israel

The music and video services will allow users to access the site ad-free and offline

Silhouettes of mobile device users next to a screen projection of the Youtube logo, March 28, 2018.
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Paid music and video services YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now available in Israel, Google announced.

YouTube Music is Google’s music service, offering users access to its collection of songs for a monthly fee, similar to Spotify and Apple Music.

YouTube Premium enables users to watch YouTube videos without advertisements and while offline. YouTube Premium accounts enable access to YouTube Music as well.

YouTube Premium has been available in multiple countries. In Israel it will cost 24 shekels ($7) a month for Android users and 32 shekels a month for Apple’s operating system iOS. YouTube Music will cost 19.90 shekels a month in Israel for Android users, and 27.90 shekels a month for Apple users.