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  1. Sirius and XM Canada offering six holiday music channels

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    Last month Digital Home wrote about Satellite radio provider Sirius XM offering its subscribers seven limited run holiday music channels. After that story, we had some negative feedback from Sirius and XM Canada subscribers who complained that not all of the channels were available in on either...
  2. Sirius XM Canada reaches 2 million subscribers

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    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...
  3. Sirius XM Satellite Radio

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    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, until June of this year...
  4. Digital Home talks to Sirius XM about the merger

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    Perhaps knowing that Digital Home readers need to be the first to know, I received a phone call today from the man who runs customer service at the newly merged company, Al MacNevin. Al and I spent about a half hour on the phone and I asked him all the questions that I’m sure that all or our...
  5. Digital Home talks with Sirius XM Canada about today’s merger

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    SiriusXM Canada, the company created by the merger of Sirius Canada and XM Canada, began operation in Canada today. The merged company has more than 1.8 million subscribers and is expected to take in revenues of more than $200 million annually. In a written statement released this morning, the...
  6. Sirius XM overhauling its channel line-up on May 4th

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    Subscription satellite radio provider Sirius XM has announced that its channel line-ups on both Sirius and XM radio will be reshuffled on May 4th. The most notable change is that virtually all of the stations will have the same channel number whether you are tuned to a Sirius radio or an XM...
  7. CRTC approves merger of XM and Sirius Canada

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    In a broadcasting decision handed down yesterday, the CRTC has approved the merger of subscription satellite radio services Sirius Canada and XM Canada. Sirius and XM Canada justified the merger to the CRTC by saying that the respective companies faced "significant financial challenges" and...
  8. XM Canada by the Numbers

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    In 2005 Digital Home wrote extensively about the efforts by to get approval for the sale of subscription satellite radio in Canada and its subsequent arrival North of the Border. Like many consumers who were tired of the bland and commercial laden radio offerings in Canada, I was excited about...
  9. March Madness on Sirius XM

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    Sirius XM Radio said today it will broadcast every game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, better known as March Madness, on Sirius and XM. Subscription satellite radio subscribers will be able to hear the play-by-play of every match-up from the First Four on March 15...
  10. Simon & Garfunkel Radio for two weeks on SiriusXM

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    To commemorate the fortieth anniversay of their critically-acclaimed Bridge Over Troubled Water album, Sirius XM will air Simon & Garfunkel Radio, a two week limited run channel. The channel will feature music spanning Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel's careers, including music from the duo's...
  11. Competition Bureau says Sirius / XM Merger no threat to competition

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    In a stunning announcement yesterday, The Competition Bureau of Canada said that it does not intend to make an application to the Competition Tribunal to challenge the proposed acquisition of Sirius Canada by XM Canada under the merger provisions of the Competition Act. According to the...
  12. Competition Bureau says Sirius / XM Merger no threat to competition

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    In a stunning announcement yesterday, The Competition Bureau of Canada said that it does not intend to make an application to the Competition Tribunal to challenge the proposed acquisition of Sirius Canada by XM Canada under the merger provisions of the Competition Act. The bureau says that it...
  13. XM Canada shareholders approve merger with Sirius Canada

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    Subscription satellite radio services provider XM Canada has announced that Canadian Satellite Radio (CSR) Holdings Inc. shareholders have approved the merger of XM Canada and Sirius Canada at CSR's annual and special meeting of shareholders held in Toronto earlier today. Sirius and XM Canada...
  14. Sirius and XM Canada merger means higher prices for consumers

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    On November 24th of last year, almost five years after they began offering satellite radio service in Canada, Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (CSR), the parent company of XM Canada and Sirius Canada announced their plans to merge. If the deal is approved by XM shareholders and the CRTC...
  15. Sirius Canada and XM Canada announce merger

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    Almost five years after they began offering satellite radio service in Canada, Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (CSR), the parent company of XM Canada and Sirius Canada today announced they have entered into an all-stock merger. The Canadian merger announcement comes about three and a...
  16. Five Years Later: XM Canada and Sirius Canada

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    XM Canada this week reported its financial results for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2010.
  17. Losses continue to pile up at XM Canada

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    XM Canada this week reported its financial results for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2010. The firm reported that revenues for the fourth quarter were $14.9 million, up 8.2% from the same period a year earlier; however, the company still had an operating loss of $700,000 . For the year...
  18. XM Canada shuts down streaming radio service

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    Subscription satellite radio provider, XM Canada has shut down its XM Radio Online (XMRO) service. XMRO was a streaming music service which allowed XM Canada subscribers to listen to their favourite satellite radio stations on the web or on their smartphone. XM Canada and Sirius Canada began...
  19. Limited Run Elton! Channel on Sirius XM

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    "Elton!", a seven day limited run channel featuring the music Of Elton John launches today on Sirius and XM Satellite radio. Replacing the Bridge for the next week, the station will feature music spanning John's prolific career including songs from "The Union," his latest collaboration with...
  20. Sirius and XM Canada release Android App

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    Canadian subscription satellite radio providers, Sirius Canada and XM Canada have each announced the availability of a free Android smartphone App for their respective subscribers. Through the free applications, Sirius Canada and XM online subscribers can access more than 100 satellite radio...
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