Satellite radio

  1. Canadian Music Industry Wants Sat-Radio Review

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The future of satellite radio in Canada remains unclear as a coalition of Canadian music industry organizations on Aug. 31 called on the federal government to proceed with a review of the June 16 deci TORONTO -- The future of satellite radio in Ca ...

  2. Canadian Music Industry Wants Sat-Radio Review

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Feds previously granted three licenses. The future of satellite radio in Canada remains unclear as a coalition of Canadian music industry organizations called today (Aug. 31) on the federal government to proceed with a review of the June 16 decisi ...

  3. XM Grabs Sony BMG VP

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nathaniel Brown takes senior VP communications post. XM Satellite Radio has named Nathaniel Brown to be senior VP of corporate communications. Brown will be based in New York City. Brown has more than 12 years of experience in entertainment media ...

  4. XM, Napster Team For New Digital Store

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio and Napster have unveiled a version of Napster's digital music store and subscription service customized for XM subscribers. The design will give XM subscribers the ability to manag XM Satellite Radio and Napster have unvei ...

  5. Samsung, XM Team To Create MP3 Players

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Samsung Electronics has formed a strategic alliance with XM Satellite Radio to create MP3 players with native support for XM’s radio programming. The devices won’t directly connect to the XM servi Samsung Electronics has formed a strategic allianc ...

  6. XM Diversifies With WorldSpace Stake

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio announced July 19 an initial $25 million investment in international satellite radio broadcaster WorldSpace, which currently targets Africa and Asia. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- XM Satellite Radio announced July 19 an initial $25 millio ...

  7. XM Diversifies with Worldspace Stake

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio has announced an initial $25 million investment in international satellite radio broadcaster WorldSpace, which currently targets Africa and Asia. The XM investment isn't raising man XM Satellite Radio has announced an initi ...

  8. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to de ...

  9. XM Buys WCS; Sirius Eyes ABC Radio

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One satellite radio company was rumored to be interested in acquiring ABC Radio from the Walt Disney Co. on July 13, while the other made an acquisition. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- One satellite radio company was rumored to be interested in acqui ...

  10. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Venture to be run by vet promoter Kevin Wall. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12, ...

  11. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12 AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a ...

  12. Survey: CD's, Radio Still The Way To Get Music

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT % of U.S. citizens own CD player. A survey by IDC Audio has found that despite interest in emerging digital audio technologies U.S. consumers still rely on CDs and FM radio as their primary sources of new music. The company's study, 2004 Co ...

  13. Canadian Groups Protest Sat Radio Decision

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of Canadian content creators on June 27 formally asked the federal cabinet to overturn a June 16 decision by Canada's broadcast regulator that allows U.S.-based rivals XM Satellite Radio H TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- A coa ...

  14. XM Posts Its Best Second Quarter

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio says it signed up more than 640,000 listeners during the second quarter of 2005, bringing its grand total to 4.4 million subscribers. The figure marks a 53% gain over the second qua XM Satellite Radio says it signed up more than ...

  15. XM Coming To 50,000 Hyatt Hotel Rooms

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In another marketing coup designed to encourage sampling of its 150-plus digital channels, XM Satellite Radio has inked a multi-year deal with Hyatt Hotels. Beginning this fall, the satellite broadcas In another marketing coup designed to encourag ...

  16. BBC Radio 1 Joins Sirius Line-Up

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Continuing its aggressive licensing of media brand names, Sirius Satellite Radio has inked an agreement with BBC Radio International to broadcast the British network's modern music Radio 1 station. Continuing its aggressive licensing of media ...

  17. XM, Sirius OK'd For Canada Launch

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Without a Canadian satellite capable of delivering pay radio, Canada's broadcast regulator on June 16 licensed U.S. rivals XM Satellite Radio Holdings and Sirius Satellite Radio to launch subscription TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Witho ...

  18. Canadian Subscription Radio Licenses Granted

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three services approved for fall launch. Canada's federal broadcast regulator, the Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission today (June 16) granted three subscription radio licenses in preparation for the fall launch of sub ...

  19. XM, Audible Forge Exclusive Deal

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Content swap, new devices planned. XM Satellite Radio and digital audiobook provider Audible entered an exclusive strategic relationship June 7 that includes content swapping between the two companies. Audible will begin offering XM talk programs ...

  20. Sirius, Ford Extend Exclusivity Agreement

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ford, Land Rover, Volvo amongst covered brands. Sirius Satellite Radio has extended its exclusive pact with Ford through September 2011, with an option for Ford to also offer competing satcaster XM Satellite Radio in 2009 -- but with a caveat. Ear ...

  21. How Many More Monthly Fees Can Consumers Stand?

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a spirited debate going on between those who think à la carte downloads are the key to music's digital future and those who see subscription services as the cure for what ails the music b Ken Schlager is co-executive edi ...

  22. How Many More Monthly Fees Can Consumers Stand?

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT There's a spirited debate going on between those who think à la carte downloads are the key to music's digital future and those who see subscription services as the cure for what ails the music b Ken Schlager is co-executive edi ...

  23. XM Hits 4 Million Mark

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eyes 20 million subscribers by 2010. XM Satellite Radio passed the 4 million subscriber mark––adding its latest million in fewer than five months. It took 23 months for XM to reach its first 1 million subscribers and eight more months to reach 2 m ...

  24. Rock Radio Listeners Speak Up

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New poll sheds light on streaming, iPods, satellite radio. The results of a Jacobs Media Web poll conducted of 19,263 classic, active/mainstream and modern rock radio listeners offer important messages for the radio industry. Half of those polled ...

  25. Sirius To Offer 'Podcast' Show

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hosted by former MTV host Adam Curry. Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. is latching onto the "podcasting" phenomenon, launching a show later this month that will feature a daily selection of the increasingly popular do-it-yourself audio progra ...

  26. Sirius Quarterly Loss Widens, Revenue Jumps

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. on April 29 posted a loss of $193.6 million in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $144.1 million a year ago despite revenue that more than quadrupled to $43.2 milli (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sirius Satellite R ...

  27. Sirius Quarterly Loss Widens, Revenue Jumps

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ,437 subscribers added during quarter. Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. on Thursday posted a loss of $193.6 million in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $144.1 million a year ago despite revenue that more than quadrupled to $43.2 million as ...

  28. Sirius Quarterly Loss Widens, Revenue Jumps

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ,437 subscribers added during quarter. Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. on Thursday posted a loss of $193.6 million in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $144.1 million a year ago despite revenue that more than quadrupled to $43.2 million as ...

  29. Tuned In: Radio

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks from Internet and satellite broadcasters for years. Now those two competitors are joining forces, thanks to a deal between AOL and XM Satellite Radio. Re Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks ...

  30. Tuned In: Radio

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks from Internet and satellite broadcasters for years. Now those two competitors are joining forces, thanks to a deal between AOL and XM Satellite Radio. Re Terrestrial radio has been fending off attacks ...

  31. AOL, XM Team For Web Radio Network

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service to offer 200 stations. AOL and XM Satellite Radio are joining forces to create what they call the world's largest combined digital radio network. The as-yet-unnamed online service will bring 70 XM channels and AOL's 130 channels ...

  32. Bill Would Apply Indecency Fines To Cable, Satellite

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a Senate bill introduced March 14, federal lawmakers dropped the indecency bomb on cable and satellite radio and TV. They have also set their sights on curbing violent programming on all TV service WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a Senate bill introduce ...

  33. XM On Course With PGA Partnership

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio said March 16 that it will add professional golf to its sports lineup, becoming the official celestial radio partner to the PGA Tour. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- XM Satellite Radio said March 16 that it will add professional gol ...

  34. Bill Would Apply Indecency Fines To Cable, Satellite

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Legislation also aims to curb violent programming. In a Senate bill introduced March 14, federal lawmakers dropped the indecency bomb on cable and satellite radio and TV. They've also set their sights on curbing violent programming on all TV ...

  35. XM Names Infinity Vet To Music Programming Role

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washington, D.C., has hired Jon Zellner, Infinity Broadcasting VP of adult top 40, in the newly created position of senior VP of music programming. In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washingto ...

  36. Broadcast Indecency Legislation Introduced

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cable, satellite radio would offer content warnings. Cable, satellite radio would offer content warnings. News ...

  37. The DJ Connection: Personality Radio Is Missing Link In Marketing Chain

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST After several years of free fall, the music industry has begun to regroup but still has not returned to significant growth. The industry is trying to make up lost ground through marketing initiatives Harold Childs (harold@entertainment.net) is a m ...

  38. Stern Guest Subpoenaed in Probe of Sirius

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A regular guest on Howard Stern's syndicated radio show said he will testify Feb. 23 in a probe of trading of Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. shares, which surged last fall when Stern announced he was mov NEW YORK (AP) -- A regular guest on Howar ...

  39. Mergers & Acquisitions

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Karmazin quashes Sirius-XM merger rumor; Front Line eyeing Nashville firms; InMotion picks up AltiTunes; Take-2 signs Sega sports developers This Week's Stories: Karmazin Quashes Sirius-XM Merger Rumor By Tony Sander ...

  40. Sirius To Add Billboard Data

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard has agreed to provide Sirius Satellite Radio with weekly music chart rankings and other data. Details surrounding chart-topping songs and albums will be featured on Sirius news and entertain Billboard has agreed to provide Sirius Satelli ...

  41. Karmazin Quashes Sirius-XM Merger Rumor

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius upbeat on 2005. Mel Karmazin characterizes a New York Post report of a potential merger between XM and Sirius Satellite Radio as the “third rumor” he has had to deal with in his first eight weeks as Sirius CEO. The comment came as Sirius is ...

  42. XM Buys Remote Recording Firm Effanel

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio has acquired Effanel Music, a New York-based mobile and remote recording company. NEW YORK -- XM Satellite Radio has acquired Effanel Music, a New York-based mobile and remote recording company. Effanel, founded in 1981 by Randy ...

  43. XM Buys Remote Recording Firm Effanel

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio has acquired Effanel Music, a New York-based mobile and remote recording company. XM Satellite Radio has acquired Effanel Music, a New York-based mobile and remote recording company. Effanel, founded in 1981 by Randy Ezratty, ha ...

  44. Tuned In: Radio

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. New ...

  45. Tuned In: Radio

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. New ...

  46. Sirius To Introduce Video Next Year

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Just as consumers are getting used to listening to satellite radio, Sirius is asking them to take a look. Just as consumers are getting used to listening to satellite radio, Sirius is asking them to take a look. One day before the official opening ...

  47. XM, Sirius Reach Subscriber Milestones

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST The two major satellite-radio providers, XM and Sirius, are reporting benchmarks in their subscriber figures, capping a year in which the burgeoning market's profile rose significantly. The two major satellite-radio providers, XM and Sirius, ...

  48. XM, Sirius Reach Subscriber Milestones

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST The two major satellite-radio providers, XM and Sirius, are reporting benchmarks in their subscriber figures, capping a year in which the burgeoning market's profile rose significantly. The two major satellite-radio providers, XM and Sirius, ...

  49. XM Radio Names Former McCain Staffer To Key Post

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio has named Bill Bailey as senior VP, regulatory and government affairs. XM Satellite Radio has named Bill Bailey as senior VP, regulatory and government affairs. Bailey, formerly Commerce Committee Senior Counsel for Sen. John Mc ...

  50. Petition Asks FCC For Satellite Indecency Regulation

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST With envelope-pushing air talent like Howard Stern and Opie & Anthony flocking to the less-restricted refuge of satellite radio, could the Federal Communications Commission be far behind? NEW YORK -- With envelope-pushing air talent like H ...

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