Spotify and Hulu are teaming up to integrate both of their streaming services into a single education bundle for just $4.99 each month. That’s a quite amazing deal for trainees. The deal sets Spotify Premium and Hulu’s on-demand streaming plan (yes, with advertisements) at a cost less expensive than either would cost individually to regular clients. Spotify’s student strategy is currently $4.99 monthly, so you’re generally getting Hulu tossed in for complimentary. You can sign up here.If you already have Spotify Premium for Students, you can now activate the Hulu side. And if you have actually got a routine Hulu subscription(without any add-ons), you can combine that with your education Spotify account. The offer is only offered in the US.But this is just the start of what sounds like a major collaboration in between the 2 business, and soon it will expand to consist of all customers in some type– not just trainees. Spotify and Hulu explain the education deal as a”very first action “in bundling their services together and promise”offerings targeted at the more comprehensive market to follow.”2 popular services are trying to produce a tempting combo. Picture by Chris Welch/ The Brink Spotify’s”own initial video efforts have been floundering a bit; the business’s head of podcasts and video just recently departed and was changed by an executive employed away from Disney. Like Apple, Spotify isn’t discovering it simple to produce compelling video to go alongside its huge music catalog. Coming together with Hulu doesn’t necessarily suggest that Spotify is giving up on initial video or moving its technique, nevertheless; these are still essentially two various services. Pushing people towards an already-popular video service is nowhere near as overwhelming as having to produce your own must-see programs. Hulu now offers a live TELEVISION service also, but that’s not part of this initial two-for-the-price-of-one pairing. The collaboration between Spotify and Hulu comes amidst a wave of carrier/content combos that have formed over the last couple years. AT&T has DirecTV and HBO. Verizon has the NFL. Sprint is pushing Tidal. And simply the other day, T-Mobile announced a brand-new deal for free Netflix. Maybe Spotify and Hulu view collaborating as their finest opportunity at fending off those offerings.