UPDATE: July 10, 2008. We see from the comments that many of you want Pandora on the iPhone. It’s available now — enjoy!

Late last year I wrote on this blog that when we started Pandora we set out to do 5 things, and that we’d so far only been able to talk about four of them.
Well, tonight we can finally take the wraps off a secret project that we started just about a year ago that lets us tackle that “5th thing.”
Over the course of the last year, we’ve had a team developing something we call the Pandora Everywhere Platform.
This is a entirely new system, that allows us to unleash Pandora from the desktop and delivery to any device, in any music format, over any network wired or wireless with capacity for 10’s of millions of users enjoying the same simple Pandora experience they’ve come to expect at Pandora.com.
Using this platform we’re going to be able to take Pandora to places that it simply couldn’t go before and tonight we’re announcing the first two offerings based on this new system:
Pandora for Sprint
Pandora for Sonos

Comments

  1. Theodore
    November 09, 2009 at 2:56pm
    I've had a E71 S60 phone for almost a year and have been patiently waiting for Pandora to come out for S60!
  2. hpnoiz
    November 15, 2009 at 11:38pm
    Pandora for my e71x....please
  3. Karthic
    November 18, 2009 at 11:44am
    Guys! You have a great thing going on. Congrats for that! I can see in the comments about a lot of people asking for a Symbian version of your application. The smartphones are not just the iPhone's and Blackberry's. A lot of us out there (including me) use Symbian phones. I have a N95. It would be great if you could give us one. It would be even better if you can let us know if you at least have something in the pipeline or if there are no plans of releasing one at all. Thanks.
  4. Ryan, Pandora Support
    November 24, 2009 at 2:30pm
    @Karthic Thanks for writing and for the suggestion. We've been developing for different kinds of mobile platforms for a couple of years now and it's become clear over time that as a small company with modest engineering resources we should focus on developing for major smartphone platforms from here on out. We're specifically looking for platforms that offer a clear path for development and certification, a strong likelihood of being able to re-use our code, and a robust platform lifespan. That means it's not likely we'll have the resources to pursue developing for Symbian in the foreseeable future. I understand that may be somewhat disappointing, but we'd rather be honest with you now at the outset rather than disappoint you more deeply later on. If having Pandora on the Go is a key feature for you, perhaps when it's time to upgrade you'll consider one of the ever-expanding options that do support Pandora? http://www.pandora.com/on-the-go
  5. melmotion
    November 25, 2009 at 10:16am
    We want Pandora for Nokia N95 S60 3rd Hurry up and make it work. How about a flash version as Nokia browser supports flash. In the mean time everyone should take advantage of Mobbler to play Last.FM http://code.google.com/p/mobbler/
  6. Doesitmatter
    December 05, 2009 at 9:28am
    It would sure be nice to have Pandora for Symbian OS.
  7. svalley
    December 08, 2009 at 1:38pm
    request 10,001 for symbian s60v3. Just moved from an E71 to an E75 (both s60v3 based...and not supported for Pandora...grrr). From an otherwise happy Pandora One user.
  8. user8899
    December 08, 2009 at 3:13pm
    Have to respond to your recent post regarding Symbian support. Nokia has 40% of the smartphone market! And according to a recent marketshare report, Symbian has over half the mobilephone OS market! Symbian 50.3% RIM Blackberry 20.0% Apple iPhone 13.7% Windows Mobile 9% Google Android 2.8% Other (Palm/Linux) 3.3% The s60v3 platform is a common platform across MANY phones that people have been asking for on this forum for years. I would be surprised if Nokia didn't offer a "clear path for development and certification" as apps like Google maps and games seem to be released on this platform before others. Understand that you have to prioritize but I think you made a poor call here.
  9. Matstormy
    December 09, 2009 at 1:02pm
    My school had a snow day today and read over half this page, (god knows why) skipped about only 10 responses and noticed that no one on the pandora team said anything about the wii at all, I mean at least tell us if it's at all a possibility for you to develop pandora for the wii! Sent from wii
  10. Dan McAdams
    December 16, 2009 at 10:37am
    Vote for windows media center plug in!!!

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