Sirius XM Releases New Satellite Radio 2.0 Edge Dock and Play Radio

October 17, 2011
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Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) Edge Satellite Radio.

By Amy Gilroy

Sirius XM Radio (NASDQ:SIRI) announced a new Edge Dock and Play Radio that works with a vehicle kit to provide access to new extra SiriusXM channels that went live Monday.

At $139.99, the Edge comes with a PowerConnect car kit. It’s already shown on sale at Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) on Bestbuy.com.

Edge lets customers pause, rewind and replay live Satellite Radio programming and comes with a large color graphic display for artist, song and channel information.

“We are excited to begin the SiriusXM 2.0 rollout with the new Edge radio,” said Jim Meyer, President, Operations and Sales, SiriusXM. “Edge will be available at 2,500 retail locations by the holiday shopping season. Additional radios and features in upcoming phases of 2.0 will bring even more content and capabilities to our satellite and Internet platforms, all providing exciting complements to our core radio services for subscribers.”

Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) Edge Satellite Radio

The new Sirius XM Edge Satellite Radio also lets you:

• Browse other channels while listening to the current one.
• Store up to 10 favorite channels for one-touch access.
• Lock and unlock channels with mature content using easy-to-use parental control.
• One-Touch Jump to traffic and weather conditions to the most congested cities, or back to the previous channel.

Sirius XM Radio's (NASDAQ:SIRI) SiriusXM Edge Satellite Radio

New “XTRA” SiriusXM 2.0 stations include a party mix channel, many Latino channels, live classic rock performances,  and a yoga music channel. You can see the new channels here.

Source: Sirius XM Radio

Amy Gilroy is the Editor of CEoutlook and a Contributing Author to Market Playground and Satellite Radio Playground.


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