Nissan makes factory-installed XM Satellite Radio available on
all 2008 models.
2008 Armada and 350Z to come with XM as standard equipment.
TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - XM Canada (TSX: XSR), Canada's premier satellite
radio service provider, today announced that Nissan Canada Inc. will offer new
car buyers XM Satellite Radio as a factory-installed option on the entire 2008
vehicle line up. Nissan's powerful Armada SUV and iconic 350Z sports coupe
will feature XM Satellite Radio as standard equipment.
"With the growing popularity of this feature amongst purchasers of
Infiniti vehicles, the expansion to the Nissan platform was a natural
progression," said Ian Forsyth, Director, Corporate & Product Planning of
Nissan Canada. "Offering XM's industry leading audio service to our customers
will further enhance Nissan's exceptional brand experience."
"XM Canada is thrilled to add Nissan owners to the growing ranks of
satisfied and passionate XM customers," said Stewart Lyons, Executive Vice
President for XM Canada.
XM is also a standard factory-installed feature on all 2008 Infiniti
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.
With 120 channels, 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 Canada has an exclusive Canadian license from U.S.-based XM Satellite
Radio Inc., the leading satellite radio provider in the U.S. with more than
8 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