SiriusXM to air all 35 U.S College Football bowl games

Satellite Radio broadcaster SiriusXM said this week it would be offering subscribers live play-by-play of all thirty-five bowl games during the 2011-12 college football postseason.

The schedule will begin with the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, December 17 and continue through Monday January 9th when number one ranked LSU faces number two ranked Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game.

Sirius XM holiday music programming begins today

Satellite radio provider Sirius XM today launched two of its seven limited run holiday music channels.

Launching today will be Holly, which features contemporary holiday music and Holiday Traditions which plays traditional holiday recordings from the ’40s through the ’60s by artists such as Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Ray Conniff and Nat “King” Cole. The remaining stations Holiday Pops, Country Christmas, Navidad, Holiday Soul and Radio Hanukkah will launch in December.

Sirius XM holiday music programming begins November 14th

Tis the season as subscription satellite radio provider Sirius XM launches two of its limited run holiday music channels next Monday November 14th. In addition to the regular five holiday channels, Sirius XM this year has added two more: Navidad and Holiday Soul.

Launching on Monday will be Holly, which features contemporary holiday music and Holiday Traditions which plays traditional holiday recordings from the ’40s through the ’60s by artists such as Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Ray Conniff and Nat “King” Cole.

Details of new Sirius XM satellite radio receiver leak out

Management at Sirius XM can’t be too happy with the folks at Best Buy this week after the retailer inadvertently posted images and specifications for the new Sirius XM Lynx SXi1 satellite radio receiver before it should have.

The product page for the new device on the Best Buy website has since been taken down but not before some images and product specifications were leaked out.

Sirius XM Canada reaches 2 million subscribers

Sirius XM Canada, the merged company which operates the XM Canada and Sirius Canada satellite radio services, today announced that it reached the two million subscriber mark.

On May 31st of this year, the combined company had 1.92 million subscribers consisting of 1,266,000 Sirius subscribers and 661,200 XM subscribers.

SiriusXM to broadcast every NFL game live this season

Thanks to a five year broadcast extension signed last year with the NFL, subscription satellite radio provider Sirius XM Radio will be broadcasting live play-by-play broadcasts of every NFL game this season.

Sirius XM Satellite Radio

Sirius XM Radio, Inc. is the holding company for two subscription satellite radio services operating in the United States, Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio. Originally operating as separate services, Sirius and XM merged in July of 2008.

In Canada, subscription satellite radio services are offered by two separate companies, privately owned Sirius Canada and publicly owned Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. Operating independently of their U.S. counterparts, the Canadian firms have been selling modified Canadian versions of the U.S. service since December 2005.

SiriusXM promotion targets former customers

In emails sent to former satellite radio subscribers, SiriusXM in the U.S and Canada is offering lapsed customers free access to sixty channels for two weeks starting August 30th.

The free channels include a variety of commercial free music, sports, news and entertainment stations. Sorry no Stern!

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