XM is the exclusive satellite radio provider to Infiniti vehicles
TORONTO, April 13 /CNW/ - XM Canada (TSX: XSR), the leading satellite
radio provider in Canada, announced today that XM Satellite Radio will be a
standard, factory-installed feature in all 2008 Infiniti vehicles.
This is a significant milestone for XM Canada as it represents the first
opportunity for XM Satellite Radio to be installed as a standard feature
across an entire automotive brand lineup. As the exclusive satellite radio
provider to Infiniti in Canada, XM satellite radios will be installed in all
2008 Infiniti models including the M35/M45 series, all-new G37 Coupe,
G35 Sedan, FX35/45 and the QX56.
"We are pleased Infiniti is the first brand to offer XM as standard
equipment in their luxury vehicles," said Stephen Tapp, president and chief
operating officer of XM Canada. "We anticipate great success in our
partnership with Infiniti for the 2008 model year and this announcement
demonstrates the added value that drivers find with XM Canada's extensive
satellite coverage and unique programming lineup. We look forward to more
exciting announcements in the future as we execute our automotive growth
Nissan and Infiniti, a division of Nissan Canada Inc., entered into a
distribution agreement with XM Canada in March 2006.
About Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.
Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as XM
Canada(TM) through its subsidiary, Canadian Satellite Radio Inc. XM is
Canada's premium digital audio entertainment and information company with the
best satellite coverage in the country and offering a unique lineup of premier
Canadian and international content to more than 237,500 subscribers.
XM Canada offers listeners the most channels of unique and exclusive
programming including the most NHL(TM) games, PGA TOUR(TM) and Major League
Baseball(TM) coverage, the deepest play list, and news, talk, sports,
entertainment and children's programming. After this season, XM will become
the exclusive provider of NHL games on satellite radio. Acura, Buick,
Cadillac, Chevrolet, General Motors, GMC, Harley Davidson, Honda, Hummer,
Hyundai, Infiniti, Lexus, Nissan, Pontiac, Toyota, Saab, Saturn, Suzuki and
Subaru will offer XM radios in more than 115 different models of vehicles for
model year 2007.
XM has an exclusive Canadian license from U.S.-based XM Satellite Radio
Inc. (NASDAQ: XMSR), the leading satellite radio provider in the U.S. with
more than 7.6 million subscribers. XM is offered on TELUS Mobile Radio(TM) and
on Rogers Communications wireless, cable and Internet platforms. XM Canada is
the exclusive music channel provider on Air Canada's flights and pre-installed
radios are available in select Avis Budget Group rental vehicles. A live
stream of selected XM Canada channels is available via a three-day
complimentary trial of XM Radio Online at http://listen.xmradio.ca. To
subscribe to XM Canada online or for more information about XM Canada's
programming lineup and radio choice, visit www.xmradio.ca
To find out more about Canadian Satellite Radio Inc. (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.cdnsatrad.com.
For further information:
For further information: For media information, please contact: XM
Canada, Wilcox Group, (416) 203-6666, XMradio@wilcoxgroup.com