All Posts: satellite

Still costs $12.95  a month

Sirius/XM made big news by announcing a new app that will let you listen to satellite radio on your iPhone.  The only problem is that it's the same price as regular satellite, but you won't get Major League Baseball, NASCAR, the NFL or even Howard Stern.  The block is apparently because of mobile phone rights that have to go other places..why this includes a block on Howard Stern is not clear. On Sirius/XM's iPhone app...
30 MILLION HD RADIO'S BY 2012...39 MILLION SATELLITE RECEIVERS

Almost 70 Million Consumers Will Have Either an HD or a Satellite Radio by 2012
The radio space is experiencing a major shift in how audio content is consumed, sold, and transmitted to consumers, creating significant growth in the adoption of satellite and HD radio over the next five years, according Parks Associates’ Music to Consumers’ Ears: Next Generation Radio.

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(May 1, 2007 7:09am PDT) Sirius Satellite radio issued their first quarter report yesterday and it shows a gain of 556,490 net subscribers in the first quarter.  XM, which also reported last week said it had ended the quarter with 7.9 million subscribers and now has 8 million.  That puts the combined total of subscribers to just below 15 million.  Sirius said it has narrowed losses to $144.7 million versus a loss of $458.5 million a year ago. Th...

Here's an excellent post we found this morning on ARS Technica

By Nate Anderson | Published: April 05, 2007 - 11:33PM CT

We reported yesterday on a whitepaper from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) that argued against the proposed merger of XM and Sirius. The paper, authored by Jimmy Schaef...