UPDATE: You’ve asked and we listened. We are excited to announce that as of today, December 2, 2014, the option to be billed annually is back and available for purchase from your computer. We’re constantly working to make Pandora One the best possible experience and we are dedicated to providing you with the best personalized radio in the world. Thank you for your passion for our service and for your support.
For more information on the annual plan click here.
Over the next couple of months, we will be implementing some changes to our Pandora One subscription plan so that loyal listeners can continue to enjoy a premium, ad-free Pandora experience.
We’ve been fortunate to be able to offer Pandora One at an affordable price since its debut in 2009 at $36 per year and later with the introduction of a monthly subscription for only $3.99 per month. Over this same period, the costs of delivering this service have grown considerably. For example, the royalty rates Pandora pays to performers via SoundExchange for subscription listening have increased 53% in the last five years and will increase another 9% in 2015. …