Frontier: Approved Certification Partner for Spotify Connect

08 January, 2019

Frontier Smart Technologies, a leading supplier of digital audio technologies, announces that it is the first independent system integrator to be authorised by Spotify as part of its new Approved Certification Partner program for Spotify Connect.


For Frontier’s smart audio and radio customers (audio brands and ODMs), this authorisation will facilitate an accelerated approvals process, potentially reducing time to market, while still ensuring products are thoroughly tested to maintain quality and compliance.

Spotify Connect allows Spotify subscribers, both free and premium, to stream music to devices via Wi-Fi, rather than streaming content from a user’s phone via Bluetooth. This allows the user’s phone to act as a remote control rather than as a streaming device, significantly reducing the drain on the phone’s battery. Using Wi-Fi also provides a superior audio experience for listeners with fewer drop-outs, superior sound quality and the ability to deliver multi-room audio.

Over the last five years, Frontier has partnered with Spotify to enable over 250 audio products with the Spotify Connect feature.

Frontier will be displaying its smart audio and radio implementations with Spotify Connect at CES Tech West, The Venetian Hospitality Suites, Las Vegas from 8 to 11 January 2019. To make an appointment, please contact Salvatore Capobianco [email protected].

Prem Rajalingham, Chief Commercial Officer, Frontier Smart Technologies, said:

“This authorisation from Spotify is an important signal about their confidence in Frontier as the leading system integrator in smart radio. Spotify Connect is a key feature in our smart radio proposition and the ability to certify our customers’ implementations will significantly reduce their time to market. We look forward to working with Spotify on current and future generations of smart radio devices.”



About Frontier Smart Technologies

Frontier Smart Technologies is a pioneer in technologies for digital audio and smart IoT devices. Customers supplied by Frontier include Bose, Denon, harman/kardon, JBL, Onkyo, Panasonic, Sony, Yamaha, Altec Lansing, Blaupunkt, Grundig, Hama, Klipsch, Marshall, Pioneer, Pure, Roberts, TechniSat, Teufel and many more.

Contact details:  Frontier Smart Technologies

Prem Rajalingham, Chief Commercial Officer

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +44 207 391 0630


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