SIRIUS Satellite Radio
announced the launch of SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR), a CD-quality,
Internet-only version of its rapidly growing satellite radio service. SIR
delivers more than 75 channels of SIRIUS programming, without the use of a
radio, for the monthly subscription fee of $12.95. To mark the availability
of SIR, listeners on SIRIUS.com will be able to hear The Howard Stern Show and
Stern’s two 24/7 channels for free on Oct. 25 and 26th, as well as enjoy
SIRIUS’ channels of 100% commercial-free music, talk, entertainment, and
For those two days, Stern will deliver his daily uncensored four
hour-plus show, the show he was meant to do after 20 years on terrestrial
radio. Listeners can go to http://www.sirius.com/howard now to register for a
free trial of SIRIUS, then tune in beginning October 25 to listen to Stern.
Information about the free trial is also available at
Scott Greenstein, SIRIUS President, Entertainment and Sports, said,
“Howard being available live for the first time ever to a worldwide audience
is an unprecedented event in the history of radio. Listeners can now get what
they have been missing: Howard at the top of his game and more than 75
channels of The Best Radio on Radio. It’s now The Best Radio on the Internet.”
SIR is perfect for those who want the variety of programming SIRIUS is
known for but without the radio. Whether at home or the office, SIR is
accessible anywhere you have an Internet connection. Subscribers to the
Internet-only service will be able to hear all of SIRIUS’ 100% commercial-free
music channels in CD-quality audio and select sports, entertainment, and talk
channels, including The Howard Stern Show, Howard 100 and Howard 101.
“Listening to SIRIUS is now more convenient than ever, and there is no
other Internet radio service that provides its listeners with our exclusive
mix of commercial-free music and dynamic talk, entertainment, and sports
programming,” said SIRIUS’ Greenstein.
SIRIUS Internet Radio consists of over 75 channels, including 64 100%
commercial free music channels. SIRIUS is the exclusive home of Elvis Radio,
Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville, Little Steven’s Underground Garage
channel, Eminem’s Shade 45, BBC Radio 1, and the Metropolitan Opera Radio
channel, as well as Rolling Stones Radio and The Who channel, and unique shows
such as Nordic Rox, spotlighting Scandinavian music, and David Johansen’s
Mansion of Fun, playing eclectic free-form music.
SIRIUS’ online offerings include SIRIUS Football Radio, channel 124, the
only 24/7 year-round radio channel devoted to pro football, providing the most
comprehensive, in-depth radio coverage with daily live shows hosted by an
exceptional lineup that includes Jerry Rice, Cris Carter, Randy Cross, Daryl
Johnston, Tiki and Ronde Barber, Keyshawn Johnson and others.
In talk programming, SIR features, besides The Howard Stern Show and
Howard 100 and Howard 101, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Maxim Radio, COSMO
Radio, Playboy Radio and the nation’s first and only gay and lesbian radio
channel, SIRIUS OutQ. Political talk radio enthusiasts can choose from SIRIUS
Left and SIRIUS Patriot. Listeners can call in to speak with exclusive SIRIUS
talk hosts such as Deepak Chopra, Judith Regan, Candace Bushnell, Richard
Simmons and Sen. Bill Bradley on SIRIUS Stars, along with upcoming shows from
Barbara Walters and Jane Pratt.