Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers– ex Beats Music CEO– has actually announced on Twitter that integration with Sonos for Apple Music is coming as quickly as possible.
Although Beats Music did have native support on the popular internet-connected speaker system, there have been no announcements about a collaboration with Apple Music up until now. In the tweet, Rogers validates that there will be no Sonos integration at launch.
“Sonos will not have Apple Music on it at launch however we completely anticipate to support them when they’re prepared to focus on the house listening experience. Today they’re totally focused on mobile.”
For the time being, Apple Music users will certainly have to make use of a workaround involving a linked Apple TELEVISION or Airport Express to obtain the audio streaming off their Mac, iPhone or iPad and into the Sonos experience. Naturally, Apple Music will likewise stream over normal Bluetooth procedures to wireless speakers. We’ll have more details on Sonos support as it appears.
Apple Music introduces at 8 AM PT on June 30th as part of iOS 8.4 with Beats 1 starting radio programming an hour later.