Tag Archives: Satellite Radio

Sirius XM Has More Subscribers Than Netflix

Posted by on February 17, 2011

Talk about a company that’s made an amazing comeback. Despite seeing new competition from smart phones and online streaming, as well as illegal downloading for that matter, Sirius XM ended 2010 by surpassing 20 million subscribers. Sure, we already reported that back in December, but DigitalMusicNews.com recently brought a new interesting fact to our attention: […]

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SiriusXM To Pass New Royalty Fees To Consumers

Posted by on June 4, 2009

One of the FCC’s stipulations for allowing Sirius and XM to merge last July was a three-year price freeze on subscriptions, but that doesn’t mean subscribers won’t be paying more. Orbitcast reports that the average SiriusXM bill will go up approximately $2 a month, as satellite radio music royalty rate increases will be passed along […]

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Chrysler Bankruptcy Bad News For SiriusXM

Posted by on May 12, 2009

While the collapse of the American auto industry is often depicted as the sign of a coming economic apocalypse, let’s not forget how it directly affects a music business entity. Sirius and XM have always depended on deals with carmakers to bring in new subscribers as satellite radios became standard features on new cars. With […]

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