XM Satellite Radio

  1. On The Horizon: Cell Phone Satcasting

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sirius, Sprint form alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio made a bold move toward cell phone integration with an alliance that will provide some of the satcaster's programming for Sprint PCS Vision customers. Details are still being ironed out bet ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. NASCAR Exits XM, Swerves to Sirius

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio has wooed NASCAR from rival XM Satellite Radio, disclosing Feb. 22 that it will pay the hugely popular auto-racing association $107.5 million over five years beginning in 2007. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sirius Satellite Ra ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Two Tsunami Relief Concerts Planned

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the victims of the recent Indian Ocean tsunami. Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the vic ...

  20. Two Tsunami Relief Concerts Planned

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the victims of the recent Indian Ocean tsunami. Numerous country and Christian artists will participate in a Jan. 26 concert to raise money for the vic ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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, ...

  23. 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, ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. Apple, Real, XM Among Digital Winners

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple, RealNetworks, XM Satellite Radio, NCSoft and Nintendo were among the big winners at the inaugural Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards, presented last night (Nov. 5) at UCLA. Apple, RealNetworks, XM Satellite Radio, NCSoft and Nintendo we ...

  26. XM Strikes $650 Million Baseball Deal

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged an 11-year, $650 million deal with Major League Baseball. NEW YORK (Billboard Radio Monitor) -- Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival S ...

  27. Apple, XM Vie For Billboard Digital Honors

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple Computer and XM Satellite Radio lead the music finalists for the first Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards. Apple, XM and ...

  28. XM Strikes $650 Million Baseball Deal

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged an 11-year, $650 million deal with Major League Baseball. Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged a ...

  29. XM Launches Web Radio Stream

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio is launching a streaming radio product for the personal computer. XM Satellite Radio is launching a streaming radio product for the personal computer. The service -- XM Radio Online -- will be available through Microsoft's ...

  30. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  31. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  32. RealNetworks Forms New Biz Unit

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based digital media company RealNetworks is integrating its music assets -- including RealPlayer, RealPlayer Music Store, RadioPass, and the Rhapsody subscription service -- into a single busi Seattle-based digital media company RealNetwor ...

  33. RealNetworks Forms New Biz Unit

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Acker to head music; Ryan to exit. Seattle-based digital media company RealNetworks is integrating its music assets -- including RealPlayer, RealPlayer Music Store, RadioPass, and the Rhapsody subscription service -- into a single business unit. T ...

  34. Digital Piracy Shifts To Radio

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Technologies that let people record satellite and Internet radio broadcasts digitally are opening a new front in the recording industry's war on music piracy. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Technologies that let people record satellite and Internet radi ...

  35. Satellite, Web Radio Emerge As New Piracy Front

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Technologies that enable digital recording of satellite and Internet radio broadcasts are opening a new front in the recording industry's war on music piracy. Technologies that enable digital recording of satellite and Internet radio broadcas ...

  36. XM Taps Programming EVP

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio has named radio-industry veteran Eric Logan as its executive VP of programming. Based in the company's Washington, D.C., offices, Logan reports to president/CEO Hugh Panero. XM Satellite Radio has named radio-industry veter ...

  37. XM, Starbucks Brew Up Major Alliance

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New channel to go to XM users, coffee outlets. New channel to go to XM users, coffee outlets. News ...

  38. XM, Starbucks Brew Up Major Alliance

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio has forged a multi-year strategic marketing alliance with the Starbucks Coffee Co. Under the terms of the agreement, XM this fall will launch a "Starbucks Hear Music" channel, featu XM Satellite Radio has forged a mult ...

  39. Sirius Radio Tops 500,000 Subscribers

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite radio provider Sirius has reached the 500,000-subscriber benchmark, the company said today (July 14). Satellite radio provider Sirius has reached the 500,000-subscriber benchmark, the company said today (July 14). "This is another m ...

  40. XM Radio Tops 2.1 Million Subscribers

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio says it added 418,000 new subscribers in the second quarter of 2004, bringing its market-leading total to more than 2.1 million. XM Satellite Radio says it added 418,000 new subscribers in the second quarter of 2004, bringing it ...

  41. XM Planning Home Entertainment Products

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio says it will begin developing and marketing high-end products for the home through a new relationship with Antex Electronics, a Gardena, Calif.-based maker of satellite receivers. XM Satellite Radio says it will begin developing ...

  42. Sirius, EchoStar Join Forces

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a deal with EchoStar Communications that will enable users to hear its 64 commercial-free music channels on millions of TV sets, Sirius Satellite Radio last Thursday leapfrogged its lone competitor LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--In a deal wi ...

  43. XM Makes Key Appointments

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio today (April 28) made a number of executive promotions at the company's Washington, D.C., headquarters. XM Satellite Radio today (April 28) made a number of executive promotions at the company's Washington, D.C., headq ...

  44. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are ha ...

  45. XM Satellite Radio Shows Gains

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expected subscriber gains in the first quarter of 2004 in what many analysts believe is a critical year for building consumer acceptance of the nascent satelli XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expec ...

  46. XM Satellite Radio Shows Gains

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expected subscriber gains in the first quarter of 2004 in what many analysts believe is a critical year for building consumer acceptance of the nascent satelli XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expec ...

  47. Congressmen Push Radio Localism Bill

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two House Energy and Commerce Committee members are pushing for legislation aimed at protecting local radio broadcasting and more strictly enforcing the licenses of satellite radio companies. NEW YORK--Two House Energy and Commerce Committee membe ...

  48. XM Satellite Radio Reports Quarterly Loss

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003. Revenue was $33.5 million. XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended D ...

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