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Sonos Brings Rdio to Every Room of the Home

January 27, 2011

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Sonos, the leading developer of wireless multi-room music systems for the home, today announced that even more great music is now available on the award-winning Sonos Multi-Room Music System. Starting today, Sonos customers in the United States and Canada can enjoy unlimited, on-demand music courtesy of social music service Rdio.

“Our goal at Sonos is to provide music lovers with access to all the music on the planet,” said John MacFarlane, CEO, Sonos, Inc. “By continually adding innovative services like Rdio to the experience, Sonos customers will be able to discover and enjoy unlimited music possibilities in any room of their home.”

Rdio provides Sonos customers with a unique social music discovery experience at home. Search, browse and play anything from Rdio’s more than 8 million song library, as often as you’d like, throughout your entire home. Plus, follow the musical tastes of friends and influencers, share your favorite songs and playlists, explore thousands of themed playlists, and even check out what’s in “heavy rotation” by other Rdio listeners.

Starting today, you’ll find Rdio on Sonos under the More Music menu on any Sonos Controller. Rdio on Sonos costs $9.99 per month. Not a Rdio subscriber? Try it for free with a 7-day trial at www.rdio.com/Sonos.

Rdio on Sonos adds to the broad choice of music services built directly into the Sonos music experience. On Sonos, you can tune in to more than 100,000 Internet radio stations, shows and podcasts — from around the world. You can also search and play songs, playlists and radio from the world’s most popular music services like iheartradio, Last.fm, Napster, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Spotify, Wolfgang’s Vault, and more. And, Sonos can play your entire digital music library (like iTunes) stored on a computer or Network Attached storage drive in any or every room.

For more information about Sonos or to locate an authorized Sonos dealer in your area, please visit www.sonos.com or call 877.80.SONOS.

About Sonos, Inc.

Sonos® is the leading developer of wireless multi-room music systems for the home. The Sonos Multi-Room Music System is the first, wireless multi-room music system that lets you play all the music you want all over your house – and control it all from the palm of your hand. Sonos liberates the music stored on a computer so it can be enjoyed all over the house. In addition, by partnering with audio services like iheartradio, Last.fm, Napster®, Pandora®, RadioTime, Rdio®, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Spotify, Wolfgang’s Vault, and more, Sonos gives music lovers instant, computer-free access to millions of songs, thousands of radio stations, audiobooks, and more. The award-winning Sonos Multi-Room Music System is available at more than 6200 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 and Penang, Malaysia.

© 2004-2011 by Sonos Inc. All rights reserved. Sonos is a Registered trademark of Sonos, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries with pending trademark registrations worldwide. SonosNet, ZonePlayer, ZoneBridge and all Sonos logos are trademarks of Sonos Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other products and services may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

About Rdio

Rdio is an unlimited, on-demand social music service from the founders of Skype. Rdio brings music alive by letting subscribers listen to as many songs as they want, anytime, anywhere, and discover and share new music with friends. Rdio was founded by Janus Friis with Niklas Zennstrom. Funding was received from Atomico, a leading technology investment group. For more information please visit www.rdio.com.

SOURCE Sonos, Inc.


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