Spotify extended its free music streaming service to smartphones and tablets on Wednesday, ramping up a challenge to rivals such as Pandora.
Spotify released applications that allow users to listen to songs from the Sweden-based company's library using Apple or Android mobile devices.
Previously the service was available only from laptop or desktop computers, unless users paid for a subscription.
"Today we're giving people the best free music experience in the history of the smartphone and the tablet," said Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek.
Spotify also expanded its reach to 20 ne...