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FCC Issues New Grants of Authority for SIRIUS Radios

NEW YORK, Aug 10, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that one of its radio manufacturers has resumed manufacturing and distribution of SIRIUS branded radios with FM transmitters. Radio manufacturer, Kiryung Electronics Co. Ltd. (KRI), received new grants of authority from the FCC for the Xact Visor, SIRIUS One and Sportster Replay radios. The grants were issued after the FCC's laboratory confirmed that the devices were compliant with applicable FCC rules. KRI also continues to manufacture the SIRIUS Sportster 4.

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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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    Contacts

    Media:
    Patrick Reilly
    212.901.6646
    preilly@siriusradio.com

    Analysts:
    Paul Blalock
    212-584-5174
    pblalock@siriusradio.com

    Michelle McKinnon
    212-584-5285
    mmckinnon@siriusradio.com

SOURCE SIRIUS Satellite Radio

Media - Patrick Reilly, +1-212-901-6646, preilly@siriusradio.com, Analysts - Paul
Blalock, +1-212-584-5174, pblalock@siriusradio.com or Michelle McKinnon,
+1-212-584-5285, mmckinnon@siriusradio.com, all of SIRIUS Satellite Radio
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