Tencent and Sonos bring QQ music into the home
QQ Music Now Playing on Sonos Wireless HiFi System in China
Sonos, Inc., the leading manufacturer of wireless HiFi systems, and Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK: 700) today announced a partnership to bring QQ Music, China’s most innovative music streaming service, to homes throughout China on Sonos. As a result, the more than 200 million QQ Music customers can now stream QQ’s incredibly vast library of domestic and international music to any room of their home using the award-winning Sonos Wireless HiFi System – no computer required.
For Tencent, the partnership marks the evolution of enjoying QQ Music beyond PC and mobile by pioneering the first home listening experience for QQ Music users. For Sonos, the partnership advances Sonos’ mission to give Chinese music lovers a high quality way to listen to millions of songs anywhere in their homes.
“QQ Music is the music streaming pioneer of China, and it is important for us to provide our customers with more ways and more places to access our music service. With the Sonos Wireless HiFi System, our customers can now enjoy an easy-to-use, great sounding music experience at home.„ Jackie Liao, General Manager of Tencent Digital Music Dept.
“Our partnership with QQ Music allows us to provide Chinese music-lovers a magical music listening experience. They will have instant access to all the music they want, in any room of their home, with great sound. This is the modern way of listening to music: out loud.„ John MacFarlane, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sonos, Inc.
The consumer preview of QQ Music on Sonos is available today on all Sonos Wireless HiFi Systems in China. Simply choose “More Music” on any Sonos controller and follow the steps to add the service. The personalized implementation of QQ Music service will be ready to stream on Sonos later this year.