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SIRIUS Satellite Radio Names Adrienne Calderone Senior Vice President and Controller

NEW YORK, Aug 03, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that the company has appointed Adrienne Calderone as Senior Vice President and Controller reporting to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Frear.

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In this position, Calderone will be the Chief Accounting Officer responsible for public reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance as well as overseeing billing and revenue assurance, general accounting, payroll, tax and financial operations.

Previously, Calderone was Vice President and Controller of PanAmSat Corporation, one of the world's largest fixed satellite services providers. During her 12 years at PanAmSat she implemented a Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, conducted financial due diligence, led financial integration on acquisitions and participated in the recently successful merger of PanAmSat with Intelsat.

Calderone, a Certified Public Accountant, is a graduate of The University of Massachusetts with a degree in Accounting.

About SIRIUS

SIRIUS delivers more than 125 channels of the best programming in all of radio. SIRIUS is the original and only home of 100% commercial free music channels in satellite radio, offering 67 music channels available nationwide. SIRIUS also delivers 61 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather and data. SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, NBA and NHL and broadcasts live play-by-play games of the NFL, NBA and NHL. All SIRIUS programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95.

SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in more than 25,000 retail locations, including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, RadioShack and at shop.sirius.com.

SIRIUS radios are offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion, Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen and Volvo. Hertz also offers SIRIUS in its rental cars at major locations around the country.

Click on www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a SIRIUS radio and subscription.

Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the key factors that have a direct bearing on our operational results are: our dependence upon third parties, including manufacturers of SIRIUS radios, retailers, automakers and programming partners, our competitive position and any events which affect the useful life of our satellites.

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    Media Contact:

    Patrick Reilly
    SIRIUS
    212.901.6646
    preilly@siriusradio.com

    Rebecca Schnall
    SIRIUS
    212.901.6478
    rschnall@siriusradio.com

SOURCE SIRIUS Satellite Radio

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+1-212-901-6478, rschnall@siriusradio.com, both of SIRIUS
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