I understood that Spotify is not yet available for streaming on the Dutch Caribbean islands Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao (and possibly neither on Saba, Statia and Sint Martin).
Edit: and South-American located Surinam.
Edit 2: Plus Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados.
Edit 3: Plus Jamaica.
Many local music artists would like their music to be streamed by the local audience and of course internationally. It would be great if Spotify could be available in this area too.
Benefits include that it will help the musicians make their music better available for people to find nationally and internationally, and that it may also help them acquire some royalty income.
For the locals on the islands it means that they can listen to music releases legally, instead of resorting to illegal piracy.
And for Spotify it may mean more (premium) subscribers.
Downsides? NONE 🙂