Airbnb teams up with Deutsche Telekom Europe to pre-install its app on Android phones

Airbnb teams up with Deutsche Telekom Europe to pre-install its app on Android phones

Airbnb has partnered with Deutsche Telekom to pre-install its accommodation app on Android phones in 13 European markets from later this year.

Although it hasn’t announced a definitive date for the launch of this campaign, the company has said you can expect to see Airbnb pre-installed on handsets from this spring. The app will be pre-installed on Deutsche Telekom devices in Austria, Albania, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.

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Users who sign up to the service through Deutsche Telekom will get $35 (€30) vouchers to spend on accommodation. This partnership is a first for Airbnb, but is a move that has featured in the playbook of other successful startups like Spotify, Evernote and Twitter in the past.

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