SIRIUS Canada Launches Satellite Radio App for Android

  • Free SIRIUS App for Android-powered smartphones delivers more than 100 sports, talk, entertainment, comedy and commercial-free music channels
  • Free 14-day SIRIUS trial available to all users of the SIRIUS App

TORONTO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - SIRIUS Canada, the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced the launch of its official satellite radio app for Android-powered smartphones in Canada.

The SIRIUS App, available for free at www.sirius.ca/android allows SIRIUS Canada subscribers with android-powered smartphones to stream more than 100 channels of SIRIUS Satellite Radio's leading news, sports, entertainment and commercial-free music content over cellular and WiFi networks. Android users who are not yet SIRIUS subscribers will be able to sign up for a free 14-day trial.

"We're excited to add Android to our growing family of mobile listening apps for SIRIUS subscribers in Canada," said Mark Redmond, President and CEO, SIRIUS Canada Inc. "SIRIUS apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Blackberry and the Android operating system give more choice to subscribers and the freedom to listen to SIRIUS the way they want."

SIRIUS Canada's new Android App follows the successful launch of its streaming apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and BlackBerry. The SIRIUS App was the number one free app on Apple's iTunes Store four days after launch.

About SIRIUS Canada
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Canada, one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of North America's 50 Most Engaged Workplaces, is the country's leading audio entertainment company with more than one million subscribers.

SIRIUS offers 120 channels of commercial-free music, premium sports, news, talk and entertainment programming from studios in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and New York. SIRIUS offers listeners unparalleled coast-to-coast signal coverage and digital quality sound broadcast from four high-orbit satellites.

SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the CFL, NFL and NASCAR and broadcasts live play-by-play games of the CFL and NFL games. SIRIUS is also the exclusive satellite radio home of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada Radio. In addition, SIRIUS broadcasts live NASCAR races, Barclays English Premier League and UEFA Champions League soccer.

SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in more than 3,500 retail locations, including Best Buy, Canadian Tire, Centre Hi-Fi, Costco, Dumoulin, Future Shop, Home Hardware, London Drugs, Staples, The Source, Visions, Wal-Mart and 2001 Audio Video.

SIRIUS Canada's automotive partners include Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Pana-Pacific, Subaru, Volkswagen, Volvo and the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). SIRIUS automotive partners make up nearly 60 per cent of light vehicle sales in Canada.

All SIRIUS programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of only $14.99. Visit href="http://www.sirius.ca/">www.sirius.ca to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a SIRIUS radio and subscription.

SOURCE SIRIUS CANADA

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Contact for SIRIUS Canada: Jeff Roman, (416) 513-7434, jroman@siriuscanada.ca

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