Australia – May 22, 2012. – Sonos, the leading manufacturer of wireless music systems, today announced that Spotify is now available in Australia to play in every room via The Sonos Wireless HiFi System. With a Spotify Premium account, Sonos customers can enjoy on-demand access to Spotify’s library of more than 15 million tracks* and playlists. To learn more about how Spotify works on Sonos, please visit www.sonos.com/music.
"The Spotify and Sonos partnership has been warmly received by music fans throughout the U.S. and Europe," said John MacFarlane, founder and CEO Sonos, Inc. "We are thrilled to work with Spotify to bring this ultimate music experience to Sonos fans in Australia to fulfil our mission to connect customers to all the music on earth.”
"Spotify already has 10 million active users globally and we know that Australians are going to be just as enthusiastic. It’s important to partner with people who love music as much as we do which why it’s a pleasure to be working with partners such as Sonos to bring a new era in music to Australia," said Spotify Managing Director Australia and New Zealand Kate Vale.
The Sonos Wireless HiFi System makes it extremely simple to enjoy Spotify in any room. Existing Sonos customers can subscribe online to Spotify Premium in Australia ($11.99 a month) and then simply add Spotify from the “More Music” menu of any Sonos controller. Sonos customers can sign up for a 30-day Spotify trial at www.spotify.com/sonos
For music fans new to Spotify and Sonos, all they need, in addition to Spotify Premium, is a SONOS PLAY:3 ($419) or SONOS PLAY:5 ($599) and a SONOS BRIDGE $79) for instant wireless setup. The PLAY:3, the newest all-in-one player from Sonos, delivers big HiFi sound in a compact size. Perfect for small rooms, it works both horizontally and vertically, and mounts on the wall for added flexibility. The PLAY:5 is the original bigger room, bigger sound, all-in-one Sonos player that’s a powerhouse of HiFi sound. The BRIDGE is an instant setup solution allowing Sonos players to go anywhere and work wirelessly.
Now you can search for any artist, album or track from Spotify's massive 15 million+ song library*. Browse and play all your playlists – including your starred tracks, collaborative and subscribed-to lists. Experience superior, room-filling sound with Sonos and Spotify Premium's high quality streams in any room of your home.
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Founded in 2002, Sonos is the leading manufacturer of wireless music systems, With Sonos you can stream all the music on earth, wirelessly, in any room and control it with your Android smartphone or tablet, iPhone, or iPad. In addition to playing your personal digital music collection, The Sonos Wireless HiFi System gives you access to millions of songs and thousands of radio stations by partnering with AUPEO, Deezer, iheartradio, JUKE, Last.fm, MOG, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Slacker Radio, Spotify, Stitcher SmartRadio, TuneIn, Wolfgang’s Vault, and more. The award-winning system is available at more than 11.000 retailers in over 65 countries worldwide; or direct from Sonos at www.sonos.com Sonos is a privately-held company, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA with offices in Cambridge, MA, Hilversum, Netherlands, Beijing and Shenzen, China, and Penang, Malaysia.
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Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 15 million* tracks. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal.
Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has become the largest and most successful music service of its kind, with over 10 million active users and over three million paying subscribers. Spotify is now available in 15 countries around the world: Germany, US, UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia and New Zealand.
*Number of tracks licensed globally.
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