XM Satellite Radio Service is a paid service that offers services throughout the country, if you have one of their in-car or portable radios. Our community of reviewers mostly good things to say about the service with one that says “XM rocks! Not only figuratively, but literally.
XM Satellite Radio offers a great clarity of sound, incredible variety and almost terrific reception everywhere … “However, another fan said:” XM Satellite Radio, with more than 130 stations (mostly commercial-free) can use to anyone, but has a real appeal for those of us who do some driving long distance. “The only drawback with the service agreement is over the long stretch of announcements in the service. Read what else our community of reviewers have to say about the XM satellite radio service.
XM Radio was founded in 1992 as American Mobile Radio Corporation and in 1998 changed its name to XM Satellite Radio, XM Satellite Radio Inc. has NSADAQ ticker “XMSR”. In 1999 had its initial public offering of 10 million common shares at $ 12 per share. XM has two satellites originally Boeing (called “Rock” and “Rock”) in parallel orbits to cover the continental U.S. market. Now there are three.
XM Radio offers 150 channels: 69 commercial-free music channels, more than 30 news, sports, talk, and variety channels, 20 channels of traffic and weather, 3 comedy channels, 2 premium channels and features a special channel . XM also offers exclusive live concerts and original programming.
The online version of the service is free to subscribers or can be subscribed to separately (* est. $ 13 per month), but the sound quality is excellent. Sirius (* est. $ 13 per month) is the satellite radio service. Offers are similar, except for sports (Sirius has the NFL, but not baseball or hockey) and the famous channel selection (Howard Stern to Oprah on XM vs. Sirius).