“Your Music, Everywhere” – Cloud Player customers in the UK can now enjoy their music on the Sonos wireless HiFi system, played from across the broadest selection of devices – including Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Android devices, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, and PC
Luxembourg – 24 September 2013: Amazon.co.uk today announced that Amazon Cloud Player is now available on the Sonos Wireless HiFi System, allowing Amazon MP3 customers to listen to their music library throughout their home wirelessly.
Amazon Cloud Player already enables millions of customers around the world to securely manage and stream their music in the cloud on any Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Android device, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and PC. Now with availability on Sonos , Amazon Cloud Player continues to offer a broad selection of cloud playback solutions. For more information about Amazon Cloud Player on Sonos, visit: www.amazon.co.uk/cloudplayerforsonos.
“Our goal is to enable customers to enjoy all their music, wherever they are, and on any device,” said Steve Boom, Vice-President, Digital Music at Amazon. “Launching on Sonos today in the UK, following the success of Amazon Cloud Player for Sonos in the US, is an important part of that strategy.”
Steve Bernstein, Director, EU Digital Music at Amazon EU Media S.à.r.l added “We’re excited to bring Amazon Cloud Player for Sonos to our customers in the UK, giving them a great solution to store their music in the cloud and then stream it everywhere in their homes.”
“We are excited to broaden our partnership with Amazon to offer Amazon Cloud Player to customers in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.” said John MacFarlane, Chief Executive Officer, Sonos, Inc. “This supports our mission of giving you access to all the music on earth and the ability to wirelessly stream it throughout your home in Sonos HiFi sound.”
In June Amazon launched AutoRip in the UK, a new service giving customers free MP3 versions of CDs and vinyl music they purchase from Amazon. When customers purchase AutoRip CDs and vinyl, the MP3 version is automatically added to their Cloud Player library, available free of charge for immediate playback or download. Additionally, customers who have purchased AutoRip albums at any time since Amazon.co.uk first opened its Music Store in 1999 will find MP3 versions of those albums have been automatically added to their Cloud Player libraries for free.