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Pandora's on-demand music service works over your Xfinity cable box

Pandora also redesigned its X1 user interface.
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Xfinity X1 users have been able to access the free version of Pandora, but now they're also getting support for both Pandora Premium and Pandora Plus. In an update available now, users will be able to get Pandora music going on X1 just by saying "Pandora" into the X1 voice remote and Premium subscribers can search and play any song, album, station or playlist they wish. To get to a specific song, they'll just have to say something like, "Play 'Santa's Coming for Us' by Sia on Pandora." X1 also now supports Pandora Plus, which lets subscribers listen to stations ad-free with additional skips and replays. The update also includes a simpler sign-in experience and a new display design.

Pandora expanded Premium, which launched earlier this year, and Plus support to Sonos speakers last month. While there's still no web app, that expansion along with the one announced today give its paid subscribers more listening options, which have until now been largely limited to just iOS and Android.

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