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Pandora acquired by SiriusXM for 3.5 Billion

SiriusXM has announced they are acquiring Pandora for $3.5 billion in an all stock deal. Previously SiriusXM had invested $480 million into Pandora. This will give the satellite radio company access to 70 million monthly users on Pandora, including 5.6 million who are signed up to Pandora Premium.

PRESS RELEASE FROM SiriusXM. Copy here.

We are excited to announce that SiriusXM is acquiring Pandora to create the world’s largest audio entertainment company. Together, we will deliver even more of the best content on radio to our passionate and loyal listeners, and to new listeners, across our two platforms. SiriusXM and Pandora are continuing to provide the content, products and services you expect from us. We will continue to provide updates on our offerings through the same channels as we always have, but are happy to answer some of your questions here.

Why is SiriusXM acquiring Pandora?

  • This is an exciting transaction for our company.
  • Together, we will deliver even more of the best content on radio to our passionate and loyal listeners, and attract new listeners, across our two platforms.

Will my subscription price increase?

  • There will be no changes to any SiriusXM or Pandora subscriptions or services at this time.

Will there be any content sharing?

  • For now, there are no immediate changes to SiriusXM or Pandora content offerings in connection with this announcement.
  • We will continue to provide updates on our offerings through the same channels as we always have.

Will you continue offering Pandora’s ad-supported streaming option?

  • Nothing is changing at this time. SiriusXM and Pandora continue to operate as separate services under their own brands.
  • There are no immediate changes to SiriusXM or Pandora content offerings in connection with this announcement.

How will this benefit talent?

  • The combined company will benefit listeners and artists by growing two vibrant platforms that will provide the best, most compelling audio to more listeners.

Will SiriusXM start advertising on its channels?

  • Ad-free content has been and will continue to be a key differentiator for SiriusXM.

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