NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that an update to its free Apple iOS application, featuring a new iPad-optimized user interface, is now available on the iTunes App Store™. The SiriusXM Internet Radio App is designed for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and delivers over 120 SiriusXM channels of commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment and comedy programming on the go.
Included in the new design are album art and artist biographies, adding information and depth to the SiriusXM music experience and enhancing the visual appearance on the iPad's large, high-resolution Multi-Touch™ display. Technical updates included in the SiriusXM Internet Radio App improve audio quality and performance on cellular networks.
In addition, the new SiriusXM Internet Radio App for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch also allows consumers to:
- Listen to over 120 channels of SiriusXM Internet Radio and multi-task on the go, even while surfing the web or checking email.
- "Lookaround" to see what is playing on other channels while enjoying the song currently playing. On the iPad, the app features a full-screen display showing currently playing album art and program information for your favorite channels.
- Easily and quickly purchase music available from iTunes heard on SiriusXM, or add favorite songs to the shopping cart integrated into the App, by tagging them for later purchase.
- Save favorite SiriusXM Internet Radio channels for easy access through a "Favorites Channels" function.
With their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, listeners can hear exclusive programming from SiriusXM's satellite radio service, including 24/7 artist-branded commercial-free music channels, such as The Grateful Dead Channel, Eminem's Shade 45, Jimmy Buffett's Radio Margaritaville, Pearl Jam Radio, Elvis Radio and Siriusly Sinatra; entertainment featuring Howard Stern, Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O'Donnell, Dr. Laura, Barbara Walters, Martha Stewart and Jamie Foxx; sports talk including Sirius NFL Radio, MLB Network Radio and Mad Dog Radio with Chris Russo; and news from CNN, FOX, NPR, MSNBC and the BBC.
SiriusXM Internet Radio subscribers can also listen to exclusive online-only programming from SiriusXM's satellite radio service, including "Neil Diamond Radio" and "Simon & Garfunkel Radio," multiple plays of acclaimed shows, such as Rosie Radio, The Jamie Foxx Show, specials from Blue Collar Radio and Raw Dog Comedy, and SiriusXM Bootlegs featuring selections from the Artist Confidential series and exclusive live music performances, including pop, rock, hip-hop, country, jazz and more.
There is no additional charge for listening to SiriusXM on the iPad once a consumer becomes a SiriusXM Internet Radio subscriber or subscribes to the company's online service in conjunction with their satellite radio subscription.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio is America's satellite radio company. SiriusXM broadcasts more than 135 satellite radio channels of commercial-free music, and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather, and data services to 20.2 million subscribers. SiriusXM offers an array of content from many of the biggest names in entertainment, as well as from professional sports leagues, major colleges, and national news and talk providers.
SiriusXM programming is available on more than 800 devices, including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks, boats and aircraft, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available at siriusxm.com, and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
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