New Premier subscriptions offers Sirius subscribers the ability to
access an array of premium XM content including NHL, NBA and PGA Tour
while giving XM subscribers the ability to access premium Sirius
content including Howard Stern, NFL play-by-play and more
TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Sirius XM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today
announced the introduction of its new "Best Of" subscription packages
for SiriusXM listeners across the country. With the availability of
Best Of programming from both the Sirius and XM platforms, SiriusXM
will provide subscribers with more content, more control and a better
listening experience. Beginning October 1, and for the first time ever,
Sirius subscribers will be able to add premium XM content such as NHL,
NBA, Opie & Anthony and the PGA while XM subscribers will be able to
add premium Sirius content including Howard Stern, NASCAR, NFL games
"With the launch of our Best Of programming, SiriusXM subscribers will
now be able to access premium content from both Sirius and XM
platforms," said Mark Redmond, President and CEO, SiriusXM Canada Inc.
"Our combined subscriber base has been waiting for this exciting
benefit since the SiriusXM Canada merger and we're excited to be able
to offer the best of both services with Premier programming. This new
offering will significantly enhance and extend our subscribers'
Sirius and XM Premier subscriptions will be available at a monthly cost
of $19.99, which is only $4.00 more than the cost of a monthly
subscription to one of the services.
New SiriusXM Canada Subscription Packages:
Sirius Premier: Featuring commercial-free music, plus news, talk, sports, comedy and
entertainment plus premium XM content including NHL® and NBA games,
Opie & Anthony, PGA Tour Radio, IndyCar Series, Oprah Radio®, and more.
XM Premier: Featuring commercial-free music, plus news, talk, sports, comedy and
entertainment plus premium Sirius content including two channels of
Howard Stern, NFL games, every NASCAR® race, Martha Stewart, Playboy
Radio and more.
SiriusXM subscribers can add Premier channels to their subscriptions by
going to www.siriusxm.ca or calling 1-888-539-7474 (Sirius subscribers) or 1-877-438-9677 (XM
More information about the new programming packages is available online
About SiriusXM Canada
Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM
Canada. SiriusXM Canada is the country's leading audio entertainment
company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring
premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music.
SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized
news and entertainment brands as well as from professional sports
leagues including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including
pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats,
smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for
homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its
radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
Certain statements included above may be forward-looking in nature. Such
statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology
such as "expects," "may," "will," "should," "intend," "plan," or
"anticipates" or the negative thereof or comparable terminology, or by
discussions of strategy. Forward-looking statements include estimates,
plans, expectations, opinions, forecasts, projections, targets,
guidance or other statements that are not statements of fact, including
with respect to future operating performance and merger benefits and
costs synergies. Although SiriusXM Canada believes that the
expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are
reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove
to have been correct. SiriusXM Canada's forward-looking statements are
expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.
SiriusXM Canada makes no commitment to revise or update any
forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances
after the date any such statement is made, except as required by
applicable law. Additional information identifying risks and
uncertainties is contained in Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.'s
filings with the Canadian securities regulators, available at www.sedar.com.
SOURCE: SiriusXM Canada
For further information:
Morlan Reddock, SiriusXM Canada
Kristen Dickson, TMX Equicom
416-815-0700 ext 273
Maricel Dicion, NATIONAL Public Relations
416-848-1446 or 416-882-1192