SIRIUS Unveils Wearable Satellite Radio

SIRIUS S50 With MP3 To Be Available In October

Aug 25, 2005, 01:00 ET from SIRIUS Satellite Radio

    NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio
 (Nasdaq:   SIRI) today announced the debut of its first wearable satellite
 radio, the SIRIUS S50, which allows users to capture and store up to 50 hours
 of SIRIUS content, or a mix of SIRIUS programming and MP3/WMA files, enabling
 listening on the go. The SIRIUS S50 is scheduled to be available at retail
 this October.
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     The SIRIUS S50 measures just 1.9 by 3.9 inches and 0.7 inches thick, and
 includes a full color display, sleek black exterior and voice-assisted channel
 navigation. When attached to a home dock, car dock or executive docking
 station, the SIRIUS S50 provides easy access to live content, and captures and
 stores both scheduled and unscheduled SIRIUS programming. This feature allows
 users to listen to SIRIUS' unique programming anywhere.
     The SIRIUS S50 stores content in a variety of formats for listening on the
 go, including "My SIRIUS Channels," "My SIRIUS Songs," "Scheduled Record," and
 "My Playlists."
      * The "My SIRIUS Channels" feature automatically gathers and refreshes
        sets of programming from the user's three most-listened-to channels.
      * The "My SIRIUS Songs" feature allows the user to save favorite songs or
        talk shows with the press of a button.
      * The "Scheduled Record" feature allows the user to set the radio to
        capture favorite shows on a one time or recurring basis.
      * The "My Playlists" feature allows users to supplement SIRIUS content
        with their own MP3/WMA library when attached through the home dock to a
        PC. The PC application also allows users to synch channel and image
        updates automatically through SIRIUS' website.
     The car and home kits utilize a rotary "SIRIUS Media Dial," which provides
 quick and easy access to content. Listeners can turn the knob to find their
 favorite SIRIUS channel, tilt to pause, rewind, fast-forward or save a
 favorite song or show. In addition, voice-assisted navigation tells the user
 what channel they've selected, eliminating the need for the user to take their
 eyes off the road while driving. The radio also includes 30 channel presets; a
 jump button for one-touch tuning to traffic and weather reports or to a
 favorite SIRIUS channel; a sports ticker that flashes personalized sports
 scores; and a "Game Alert" feature which prompts when the user's favorite NFL,
 NHL, NBA, or other sports teams are playing on SIRIUS.
     "The wearable SIRIUS S50 provides subscribers with extensive versatility
 when it comes to when, where and how they receive their favorite SIRIUS
 programming," said Jim Meyer, President of Operations and Sales for SIRIUS.
 "This small satellite radio is full of exciting, easy to navigate features for
 everyone from the least to the most tech savvy consumer."
     The SIRIUS S50 will be available for a suggested retail price of $359.99,
 and includes wearable accessories (6-hour rechargeable battery, ear buds, belt
 clip, armband, USB cable and AC adapter) and a car dock, which includes an
 adhesive mount, custom cigarette lighter power adapter, a remote control,
 ultra-low profile antenna, DC input and line output. A home dock, which
 includes audio mixing for PC sound pass-through, and connects to speakers and
 PCs, a remote control, home antenna, USB cable, audio cable and power supply
 will be available for MSRP $99.99.  A desk or wall mountable executive system,
 including high fidelity speakers, will also be available. Replaceable
 batteries will be sold separately.
     Additional information about the SIRIUS S50 will be available on the
 SIRIUS website in mid-September.
     About SIRIUS
     SIRIUS delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music,
 compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most exciting sports
 programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. SIRIUS
 offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55
 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a
 monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. SIRIUS also broadcasts live
 play-by-play games of the NFL and NBA, and is the Official Satellite Radio
 partner of the NFL.
     SIRIUS radios for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are manufactured by
 Alpine, Audiovox, Blaupunkt, Clarion, Delphi, Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer,
 Sanyo and XACT Communications. Available in more than 25,000 retail locations,
 SIRIUS radios can be purchased at major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit
 City, Crutchfield, Costco, Office Depot, Sears, Target, Wal-Mart and
 RadioShack. SIRIUS is also available at heavy truck dealers and truck stops
     SIRIUS radios are currently offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler,
 Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury,
 Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen and
 Volvo. Hertz currently offers SIRIUS at major locations around the country.
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 SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
     Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations,
 beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with
 respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be
 forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates,
 assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.
 Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference
 to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
 December 31, 2004 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the
 key factors that have a direct bearing on our operational results are: our
 dependence upon third parties, including manufacturers of SIRIUS radios,
 retailers, automakers and programming partners, our competitive position and
 any events which affect the useful life of our satellites.
     R- SIRI
      Contacts for SIRIUS:
       Jim Collins
       c. 732-927-3924
       Rebecca Schnall
       c. 917-414-3398
       Michelle McKinnon
       Jaymie VanValkenburgh

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