Comparison of Satellite Radio Deals Currently on the Market

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Side by Side Comparison of Satellite Radio Deals Currently on the Market Currently there are 2 Major Players in the Satellite Radio Market. The current players are XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio. Below is a comparison to help you decide which one to buy for your car, boat, or home. *Updated Feb 1st, 2006*

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Company Info Nasdaq:XMSR
Currently Valued @ $3-4 Billion Nasdaq:SIRI
Currently Valued @ $2-3 Billion
Today's ProgrammingClick here
Click here

Current Video Ads Click here to View XM Radio Ads
Click here to view Sirius Radio Ad #1
Click here to view Sirius Radio Ad #2

Current Company News Click here for current news on XM Radio
Click here for current news on Sirius Radio

HeadquartersWashington DC New York City
Current # of Subscribers @ 6,000,000+ @3,000,000+
Satellite Coverage 2 Boeing geostationary satellites
3 Loral satellites at a high-elevation
geosynchronous orbit.

Signal Strength Entire Continental United States and CanadaAll of North America Including Canada and Alaska Monthly Subscription Price $12.95/mth for single account
@ $8.00/mth for 2 year prepaid account
$6.99/mth for family account (for 2 to 5 radios) $12.95/mth for single account @ $10.00/mth 1 year prepaid account
$6.99/mth for family account (up to 4 radios)
Additional Costs$9.99 Activation Fee if done online
$14.95 Activation Fee if done over phone
Optional Mailed Statement = $2/mth
$50 equipment charge for "PCR" equipment
Internet Music now free for subscribers and $7.99 for non subscribers $10.00 Activation Fee if done online
$15.00 Activation Fee if done over phone
Internet Music Free for subscribers
Save $5.00 Activate your account online here

InstallationPlug & Play Plug & Play
Equipment Delphi SKYFi Delphi XM Roady
SIRIUS Sportster Blaupunkt America

SR04

Total Radio Channels120+120+
Sample ProgramsClick here to Sample XM Radio
Click here to sample Sirius Radio

Music Programs
XM has 68 streams of music that have:
•CD-quality sound
•A wide variety of music genre's covered (Rock, Reggae, etc.) •A depth of music selection, within each genre.
•Commercials: XM's 68 music streams now run Commercial Free. •Re-broadcasting: XM no longer rebroadcasts Clear Channel content but continues to maintain a business relationship with Clear Channel. Complete XM Stream listings

Sirius has 65 streams of music that have:
•CD-quality sound
•A wide variety of music genre's covered (Rock, Reggae, etc.) •A depth of music selection, within each genre.
•Commercials: All 65 Sirius music streams are commercial-free. •Re-broadcasting: Sirius does not run program loops or rebroadcast of other radio stations. All of its music programming is completely original and is produced in-house by stream jockeys who live and breathe the music they spin. Complete Sirius Stream listings

Pop MusicReview XM Pop listings
Review Sirius Pop listings

Rock MusicReview XM Rock listings
Review Sirius Rock listings

Dance MusicReview XM Dance listings
Review Sirius Dance listings

Hip Hop MusicReview XM Hip Hop listings
Review Sirius Hip Hop listings

Country MusicReview XM Country listings
Review Sirius Country listings

Classical MusicReview XM Classical listings
Review Sirius Classical listings

Jazz MusicReview XM Jazz listings
Review Sirius Jazz listings

Christian MusicReview XM Christian listings
Review Sirius Christian listings

Latin / International MusicReview XM Latin listings
Review Sirius Latin listings

Sports Programs...
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