XM Satellite Radio Announces Closing of FTC Investigation

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XM Satellite Radio has been notified by the Federal Trade Commission that the FTC is closing its inquiry into XM's marketing and customer service practices. The FTC launched this inquiry in April 2006, and has decided to close it without any action. XM remains committed to providing strong customer service to its over 8.5 million subscribers.

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About XM

XM (NASDAQ: XMSR) is America's number one satellite radio company with more than 8.5 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, Chicago, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XM's 2007 lineup includes more than 170 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk radio, comedy, children's and entertainment programming; and the most advanced traffic and weather information.

XM, the leader in satellite-delivered entertainment and data services for the automobile market through partnerships with General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Porsche, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, and Ferrari, is available in 140 different vehicle models for 2007. XM's industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information about XM hardware, programming and partnerships, please visit http://www.xmradio.com/.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements in this press release include demand for XM Satellite Radio's service, the Company's dependence on technology and third party vendors, its potential need for additional financing, as well as other risks described in XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.'s Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 3-1-07. Copies of the filing are available upon request from XM Radio's Investor Relations Department. Programming is subject to change.

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SOURCE: XM Satellite Radio

CONTACT: Nathaniel Brown of XM Satellite Radio, +1-212-708-6170,
Nathaniel.Brown@xmradio.com

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