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What is satellite radio?

Satellite radio is radio that provides a wealth of news, weather and entertainment stations, including commercial-free music. Because it is produced via an analog or digital radio signal through one or more satellites, satellite radio allows for a much wider geographical reception area than ordinary AM or FM radio.

What are the advantages of satellite radio?

It offers coast-to-coast coverage, which means you can drive from NY to LA without changing the channel. Artist-dedicated channels including Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio, Elvis Radio, and Siriusly Sinatra. You can hear every team and every game from every major sport—no matter where you live, with 24/7 talk channels for each of the biggest leagues.

What is SiriusXM?

SiriusXM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 25 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App (free to download) for Android and Apple smartphones and other connected devices.

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How much do subscription plans cost?

A variety of programming packages and billing plans are available. The most popular package runs a $14.99 a month, and provides over 140 channels, including commercial-free music, plus live sports, exclusive entertainment, 24/7 talk, comedy, news and more. Other fees and taxes may apply. SiriusXM also offers the All Access subscription package for a few dollars more a month where you get access to Satellite and Internet Radio, as well as special-interest packages for even less.

Where can I get a current channel lineup?

SiriusXM has channel line ups available on line by visiting http://www.siriusxm.com/channellineup.

What does it mean if my vehicle is Sirius- or XM-ready?

If your vehicle is Sirius- or XM-ready, it was equipped at the manufacture with a radio to receive Sirius or XM satellite radio. But you may still need an antenna or a Sirius or XM tuner installed. Contact Auto Audio for more details.

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I installed SiriusXM and listen over my FM radio. Does the FM frequency I select affect my audio performance?

The FM frequency selected can affect your sound. Some frequencies work better than others, depending on your location. For the Best sound try an aftermarket radio.

How does SiriusXM compare to a fully loaded MP3 player or other Internet Radio services?

Satellite radio doesn't require any downloading, or building a library, or managing playlists—you just play it.

  • Play-by-play sports plus 24/7 sports talk, news and exclusive entertainment.
  • Commercial-free music and exclusive programming chosen by our experts, not a computer.
  • Save on data charges with the option to listen to satellite radio: the SiriusXM service uses no data while the streaming internet radio services always does.
  • SiriusXM On Demand: Thousands of hours of content updated daily so you can listen where and when you want—including offline without a connection.
  • MySXM empowers you to easily personalize your favorite music channels for a listening experience that's all you. So you'll hear more of what you want.
  • Never lose your signal: When you listen on satellite, your radio will keep streaming music and entertainment even in areas where you can't get mobile service.
  • Access to exclusive subscriber-only events, music specials and interviews.
  • Real-time traffic and weather services.