NEW YORK, Nov 07, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced the launch of a special retail promotion that offers a rebate on most SIRIUS radios during the busy holiday season.
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The "HUGE GIFT Little Box $50 Mail-in Rebate" promotion runs through December 31, 2005, and offers customers the flexibility of purchasing a variety of SIRIUS products, either for themselves or as gifts. The rebate can be redeemed by the gift giver or the recipient and does not require a long-term service commitment.
"The holiday season is the busiest time for us at retail, and we intend to aggressively market and sell our competitively priced products across the board," said Bob Law, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SIRIUS Consumer Electronics Division. "With the arrival of Martha Stewart Living Radio later this month and Howard Stern beginning on SIRIUS in January, we want to make it very easy for consumers to get SIRIUS."
The rebate promotion covers SIRIUS products from Audiovox, Blaupunkt, Brix, Clarion, JVC, Kenwood, XACT as well as SIRIUS-branded products such as, Sportster, Sportster Replay, Starmate Replay, and SIRIUS' new wearable product -- the SIRIUS S50.
Over 15,000 retail stores are participating in the promotion, including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, RadioShack and other national and local retail stores.
SIRIUS delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music, compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most extensive sports programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. SIRIUS offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. SIRIUS also broadcasts live play-by- play games of the NFL, NHL and NBA and is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL and NHL.
SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are distributed by Alpine, Audiovox, Brix Group, Clarion, Delphi, Directed Electronics, Eclipse, Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Magnadyne, Monster Cable, Pioneer, Russound, Tivoli and XACT Communications. Available in more than 25,000 retail locations, SIRIUS radios can be purchased at major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and RadioShack. SIRIUS is also available at heavy truck dealers, truck stops and travel centers nationwide.
SIRIUS radios are currently offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen and Volvo. Hertz currently offers SIRIUS at major locations around the country.
Click on http://www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to find a SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
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, 2004 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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