SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Carry CNN Online
News channel programming expands to online for subscribers 24/7
NEW YORK, Jan 17, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that SIRIUS subscribers are now able to listen to a simulcast of CNN as part of Sirius' online listening lineup.
As of January 16, 2007, CNN now streams online to SIRIUS subscribers 24/7. SIRIUS also broadcasts CNN on its satellite radio channel 132. SIRIUS simulcasts the programming from CNN's powerful television lineup, featuring shows such as American Morning, The Situation Room, Lou Dobbs Tonight, Paula Zahn Now, Anderson Cooper 360, and Larry King Live. CNN offers round-the-clock coverage of breaking news and is home to experienced journalists, such as Wolf Blitzer, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Soledad O'Brien and Miles O'Brien.
Subscribers to SIRIUS Satellite Radio can access online all of SIRIUS' 100% commercial-free music channels, a combination of talk entertainment such as Howard Stern, Maxim, Cosmo Radio, political talk shows, and comedy channels, as well as exclusive sports talk programming.
Subscribers to SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR), Sirius' CD-quality, internet-only service, can hear CNN also. With SIR, subscribers anywhere in the world can hear CNN online, without the need for a radio, along with talk, news, sports and 100% commercial-free music programming, for a monthly subscription fee of $12.95.
In addition, SIRIUS airs Headline News on its satellite radio channel 133 and CNN en Espanol on its satellite radio channel 182.
SIRIUS, "The Best Radio on Radio," delivers more than 130 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 69 music channels. SIRIUS also delivers 65 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 Internet Radio (SIR) is a CD-quality, Internet-only version of the SIRIUS radio service, without the use of a radio, for the monthly subscription fee of $12.95. SIR delivers more than 75 channels of talk, entertainment, sports, and 100% commercial free music.
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 http://shop.sirius.com .
SIRIUS radios are offered in vehicles from Audi, Bentley, 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 http://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 and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended June 30, 2006 and September 30, 2006 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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