SIRIUS XM RADIO INTRODUCES "XM SNAP!," THE EASY-TO-USE, ANYWHERE-YOU-DRIVE SATELLITE RADIO
Latest satellite radio is a snap to install, a snap to set up, and a snap to use
NEW YORK — September 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today the introduction of XM Snap!, an easy to install, set up and use satellite radio for the vehicle.
XM Snap! will be available at retail nationwide and www.shop.xmradio.com in October 2010 for $59.99.
"XM Snap! is an attractive, easy-to-use radio that makes it easier than ever for more consumers to bring satellite radio into their vehicles," said Bob Law, Group Vice President and General Manager, After Market Division, SIRIUS XM Radio. “Offering amazing value, the new XM Snap! also gives customers the opportunity to discover what makes SIRIUS XM the ultimate destination for the best in audio entertainment.”
XM Snap! comes with everything you need to listen to XM in the vehicle. Just plug it into the vehicle cigarette lighter or power adapter socket, connect the antenna and listen to XM through the existing vehicle radio with simple, do-it-yourself installation. The fully adjustable stalk allows for convenient placement in the vehicle, easy access to the radio controls and clear view of the high-contrast display. The simple controls make it a snap to use – the large arrow keys navigate through categories, the rotary knob changes channels, and the preset keys store favorite channels for one-touch access. Accessories include the Magnetic Mount Antenna and an Aux-In Cable to facilitate Aux-In connections in vehicles that support this capability.
XM Snap! delivers all channels currently available on XM, including commercial-free music from every genre, featuring a broad array of 24/7 artist-branded music channels such as The Grateful Dead Channel, Eminem’s Shade 45, Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville, “Little Steven” Van Zandt’s Underground Garage and Outlaw Country channels, B.B. King’s Bluesville, Willie Nelson’s Willie’s Place, Elvis® Radio and Siriusly Sinatra; music channels playing all the hits from the ‘40s to today; every Major League Baseball® game, play-by-play from the NHL® and NBA, PGA TOUR® events, auto racing, college sports and 24/7 Fantasy Sports Radio; the biggest names in entertainment, including Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O’Donnell, Barbara Walters, Jamie Foxx, Bob Edwards, and Opie & Anthony; news from Fox News, CNN, CNBC and the BBC; comedy and kids’ programming.
Customers can add the "Best of SIRIUS" to receive Howard Stern and his two channels, Martha Stewart Living Radio, every NFL game and NASCAR race, and Playboy Radio.
For more information on SIRIUS XM Radio, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
About SIRIUS XM Radio
SIRIUS XM is America's satellite radio company, broadcasting more than 130 channels of commercial-free music, and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather, and data services to more than 19.5 million subscribers in cars, trucks, boats and aircraft, and through a wide range of mobile devices.
SIRIUS XM offers an array of content from some of the biggest names in entertainment, including professional sports leagues, major colleges, and national news and talk providers. SIRIUS XM programming is also available at sirius.com and xmradio.com, and on Apple iPhone and iPod touch, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices using the SIRIUS XM Premium Online App.
SIRIUS XM has arrangements with every major automaker and its radio products are available at retail locations nationwide, as well as shop.sirius.com and shop.xmradio.com.
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