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Sirius XM app coming to iPhone

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 14 Mar 2009 2:53 User comments (8)

Sirius XM app coming to iPhone Sirius XM has announced that they will be adding a satellite radio application to the Apple App Store soon, allowing iPhone and iPod Touch users to receive satellite radio stations without the need for a standalone device.
Sirius XM currently has 19 million subscribers, but the company's stock has plunged over the past year as debt increased and plummeting auto sales led to smaller sales of satellite radio devices.

Besides adding the service to the iPhone/Touch, Sirius has also said they are looking into any opportunity to bundle a subscription with TV packages from DirecTV. The owner of DirecTV, Liberty Media Corp., recently helped the satellite radio company avoid bankruptcy and is now the controlling stake holder.

To use the iPhone/Touch application, users must have a $13 USD monthly subscription.

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8 user comments

114.3.2009 16:33

How pluaseable is a 10-15$ a month setup to allow you to connect with your account and unit and let you steam/redirect music/feeds off your PC to your radio?

I"d pay for that but not their own boring radio stations....

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 14 Mar 2009 @ 16:53

214.3.2009 17:23

I don't understand how this software would work without an additional hardware module to receive/demodulate the satellite signals.

314.3.2009 17:52

Already have it on my LG shine... so old news. Hardware not needed cause it connect to your data plan

415.3.2009 9:26

No hardware need b/c the signal will be directed via wifi or 3G/edge with subsequent subscriptions.

615.3.2009 18:16

Is this true?

http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=90999

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 15 Mar 2009 @ 18:24

715.3.2009 18:23

sorry. didn't mean to post 3X.

please remove

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 15 Mar 2009 @ 18:23

815.3.2009 23:45

Originally posted by BobL:
I don't understand how this software would work without an additional hardware module to receive/demodulate the satellite signals.

It'll just be the streaming feed that you get on your pc, not the satellite feed you get in your car.

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