|SIRIUS XM Application Surpasses 1 Million Downloads on Apple App Store|
Posted: 06-Jul-2009 [Source: Sirius XM]
[SIRIUS XM Radio' free app for the iPhone and iPod touch reaches 1 million downloads within 2 weeks of availability.]
New York -- SIRIUS XM Radio today announced its application for iPhone and iPod touch has been downloaded over 1 million times from the App Store. The milestone was achieved within 2 weeks of availability.
The SIRIUS XM app debuted on the App Store on June 18 and quickly became the top free app in the Music category on the App Store. The SIRIUS XM app lets users access 120 channels of groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed talk, sports, entertainment and commercial-free music.
"Reaching more than 1 million downloads so quickly is a strong testament to our world-class programming and SIRIUS XM's instant brand recognition," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SIRIUS XM Radio. "Our goal is to give people access to the best audio entertainment wherever they go with what we think is the best music and audio entertainment application available on the App Store."
Users of iPhone and iPod touch with a SIRIUS XM Premium Online subscription have access to exclusive sports and entertainment programming from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service, including Oprah Radio, MLB Home Plate, Martha Stewart Living Radio, SIRIUS NFL Radio, NHL Home Ice, PGA TOUR, Opie & Anthony, Mad Dog Radio with Chris Russo, Playboy Radio, The Foxxhole comedy channel presented by Jamie Foxx, Blue Collar Comedy Radio, CNN, Fox News Talk and NPR. The app also offers subscribers access to commercial-free music featuring exclusive shows from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service such as Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour and Tom Petty's Buried Treasure, as well as 24/7 music channels such as Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio, The Grateful Dead Channel, Eminem's Shade 45, Jimmy Buffett's Radio Margaritaville, "Little Steven" Van Zandt's Underground Garage and Outlaw Country channels, B.B. King's Bluesville, Willie Nelson's Willie's Place, Elvis Radio, Siriusly Sinatra, Metropolitan Opera Radio and many others.
Users of iPhone and iPod touch who download the SIRIUS XM app also have access to exclusive, Internet-only showcase channels, such as SIRIUS XM Bootlegs, SIRIUS XM Talk Showcase, SIRIUS XM Music Showcase, and SIRIUS XM Comedy Showcase, featuring multiple plays of SIRIUS XM's acclaimed shows. Exclusive programming from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service, such as Here's Barbara with Barbara Walters, Oprah's Soul Series, The Jamie Foxx Show, specials from Blue Collar Comedy and Raw Dog Comedy, selections from the Artist Confidential series, and selections from exclusive live SIRIUS XM music performances, including pop, rock, hip-hop, country, jazz, and more, are available for the first time on the iPhone and iPod touch.
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