If you use the Pandora music-streaming service, you're probably aware that the company had long teetered on the edge of survival. So how did it manage to turn the corner and post its first profitable quarter at the end of 2009? The New York Times runs through Pandora's roller-coaster history, giving much of the credit to the Pandora iPhone app, which brought 35,000 new users per day to the service. follow link
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How Pandora Survived Thanks to an iPhone App
The Pandora app interferes with your ability to place calls. Surely I must be misinterpreting you, because that's just nonsense.
The question there is: do AT&T customers who don't own iPhones also get bad phone calling reception? If that's the case, it has nothing to do with Pandora, and everything to do with AT&T.