Pandora hits 200 million U.S. listeners; Apple waiting in the wings
0. phoneArena 09 Apr 2013, 15:57 posted on
Music streaming app Pandora now has 200 million listeners in the U.S, doubling from the 100 million tallied during July 2011; the public company also let loose with a number of other statistics including one that reports that Pandora streams more than 200 million tunes everyday before 10am and 70% of its listening base have downloaded the Pandora smartphone app...
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1. ThePro (Posts: 26; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
There isn't an hour limit on the mobile apps anymore.
3. papss (unregistered)
Pandora is my favorite service.. I loved it on android and really love it on WP being ad free.
4. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)
If I was pandora I would demand the same rates apple is supposedly getting.
5. KParks23 (Posts: 497; Member since: 13 Oct 2010)
Pandora sucks.. There is a damn 1min commercial after every song and a ad telling u to upgrade every 30 seconds
6. BattleBrat (Posts: 1218; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
Slacker is the best all around solution, but people are cheap bastards and Pandora is free. I spend $35 a month just on music app subscriptions WORTH EVERY PENNY. And I've tried pretty much all the US market music services, pandora is pretty bad....
7. TheMan (Posts: 430; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
Two hundred million?! I'm sure that's an overstatement of reality. That's a 65% (give or take) adoption rate for the entire country including folks who'd never consider opening an account.
I stopped listening to Pandora about 4-5 years ago because I wanted more control (it's also why I don't do Apple)