In order to help listeners better discover and take advantage of the new features of Pandora 4.0, the company has partnered with four major advertisers to sponsor tips and information inside the app. The exclusive launch partner lineup features McDonald's, Nike, Sony Pictures and State Farm; each of these brands will also launch mobile campaigns that will appear in highlighted new social features of Pandora 4.0 in the coming weeks.
Pandora 4.0 for iOS smartphones is now available for download in the App Store. Pandora 4.0 for Android smartphones will be available for download in the Google Play store in the coming weeks.
In related mobile news, Microsoft today announced that Pandora is coming to Windows Phone in early Q1 2013 with one year of ad-free music. More details on that are available via the Microsoft press center at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/presskits/windowsphone/.
ABOUT PANDORAPandora (NYSE: P) gives people music and comedy they love anytime, anywhere, through connected devices. Personalized stations launch instantly with the input of a single "seed" - a favorite artist, song or genre. The Music Genome Project ®, a deeply detailed hand-built musical taxonomy, powers the personalization of Pandora ® internet radio by using musicological "DNA" and constant listener feedback to craft personalized stations from a growing collection of hundreds of thousands of recordings. Tens of millions of people turn on Pandora every month to hear music they love. www.pandora.com SOURCE Pandora