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
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
For further information: For further information:
Contact for SIRIUS Canada: Jeff Roman, (416) 513-7434, firstname.lastname@example.org