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    Part 4

    "You can attract more institutional investors who might be restricted by the very low share price. The company realizes that, and they're weighing it against the negatives, like the short-selling it could trigger," Amobi says. "Even if you went up to $5 or more, I don't think all institutional investors who were prohibited before are going to rush in. Risk tolerance could still be a factor."

    At the very least, subsiding delisting fears may help establish a floor for Sirius XM's share price. "You can debate how much upside there is, but it becomes a bit like a self-fulfilling prophecy," says Wunderlich's Hooligan. "If the stock stays above $1, it becomes more desirable for certain people."

    -- Written by Robert Holmes in Boston.

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    Thanks for posting that SR. Only 3 more days to go on the shorterm $1 battle.
    Cant wait to see that behind us.

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    Just a little FYI. Sirius Buzz Radio show returned last night from a
    long hiatus. Great show with Spencer Osborne and a silent (broken phone) Charles. Lots of good info as well as callers. The hour just flew by.

    Tune in next Thursday at 9p.m. for the April 29 show.
    Charles promises to sing the theme song.


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    Siri on Android-Powered Smartphones

    SIRIUS XM Radio Coming Soon to Android-Powered Smartphones

    NEW YORK, April 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that a free application for Android-powered smartphones will be available in May, giving consumers access to over 120 channels of sports, talk, entertainment, news, comedy and commercial-free music on the DROID by Motorola and the Google Nexus One.

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    The free SIRIUS XM App for the DROID and Nexus One will give mobile consumers the freedom to listen to SIRIUS XM Premium Online content on the go on their smartphones over cellular and WiFi networks.

    "SIRIUS XM will make it easy and convenient for DROID and Nexus One users to access our superior programming and exclusive content that they can't get anywhere else," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SIRIUS XM Radio. "We are happy to add the DROID and Nexus One to our growing portfolio of Apps for smartphones that bring subscribers the best in mobile audio entertainment."

    The SIRIUS XM App will give subscribers to SIRIUS or XM Premium Online who own a DROID or Nexus One the ability to access exclusive sports talk and entertainment programming from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service. Exclusive programming includes MLB Network Radio, SIRIUS NFL Radio, NHL Home Ice, PGA TOUR, Mad Dog Radio with Chris Russo, CNN, Fox News Talk, NPR, MSNBC, The Foxxhole channel presented by Jamie Foxx, Blue Collar Comedy Radio, The Virus featuring Opie & Anthony, Playboy Radio, Rosie Radio, Oprah Radio, and Martha Stewart Living Radio.

    SIRIUS and XM Premium Online subscribers will be able to listen to commercial-free music featuring exclusive programming from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service, such as Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour and Tom Petty's Buried Treasure. Premium Online subscribers can also hear a broad array of 24/7 artist-branded music channels such as 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, and Metropolitan Opera Radio. In addition to the artist branded channels, Premium Online subscribers have access to commercial-free music channels from every genre, such as, dance channel BPM, new country music channel The Highway, and indie rock channel SIRIUS XMU.

    Premium Online subscribers will also have access to exclusive online-only showcase channels that feature multiple plays of exclusive programming from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service, including such acclaimed shows as Rosie Radio, 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.

    Certain programming, including MLB Play-by-Play, NFL Play-by-Play, SIRIUS NASCAR Radio, and Howard Stern, will not be available via the SIRIUS XM App for DROID and Nexus One. Listeners will continue to be able to access that programming through the SIRIUS XM platforms where they are currently offered.

    The SIRIUS XM App for DROID and Nexus One will allow users to:

    Listen to over 120 channels of SIRIUS XM Premium Online programming on the go, even while surfing the web or checking email.
    Bookmark SIRIUS XM Premium Online channels for fast, easy access through a "Favorites" function.
    View the current channel plus what is playing on all other available channels via the "Lookaround" function.

    The SIRIUS XM App for DROID and Nexus One will be available as a free download through the Android Market on the handset or by visiting After downloading the free App, users will then be able to register for a 7-day free trial to SIRIUS XM Premium Online on their compatible smartphones.

    To sign up to receive an email with a link to download the free App when it is available, users can also visit

    There will be no additional charge for listening to SIRIUS XM's Premium Online programming on an Android-powered smartphone once a user becomes a SIRIUS XM Premium Online subscriber or subscribes to the Company's Premium Online service in conjunction with their satellite radio subscription.

    For more information on SIRIUS XM, please visit

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    Ahahaha right on Julie!!!!!!! HEY SRK, I have returned!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Did anyone see the new video about the 3 biggest risks to SIRIXM. Really if those are the 3 biggest risks to SIRIXM then 2 that they are talking about are paper draggons and the third while is a drag on them is sustainable, not good mind you but can be done.

    First, they talked about the debt load and the interest they have to pay out on that debt. Is it alot, yes but not something new and the reason noone at this point should be taking EBITDA seriously. They act like it will not ever be paid off or that the finanials do not show that they will be able to make major payments on the actual debt in the near future. The fact still remains that while it is at this present time a drag on the profit of the company it does not look like that will stop them from being profitable soon enough even with it.

    Second, they talk about the other things that compete with them (like Pandora). They say Pandora is free that is true it is if you dont mind having commercials. My only question is how is that any different then terrestrial radio. The fact is if you dont want them then you have to pay for it. They also talk about Itunes and alike and the amount of songs that the younger people have amassed on their hard drives. Well then I guess all the singers and writers should not ever put out another song, right because accounding to these twits few will listen to them. We all know what happens we get sick of the same old crap and want new. They also seem to forget the young get old and so gos their age along with what they used to like (When was the last time you saw a late 30 something or forty year old playing a drinking game, Just think about how many other things that you used to like but dont anymore). I love how they did not even bother to mention the other content that comes with SIRIXM that is not posssible to get on any of the alternatives they mentioned.

    Third, they talked about the churn. While I agree it still has to come down a little bit from 2%. They say it is alot higher then DTV or AT@T service at 1.5%. What they neglect to mention is that the services and the models for getting subscribers is totally different and cannot even begin to be compared yet. They also dont tell you that at the rates inwhich SIRIXM was and still is getting subscribers is a rate at which both DTV and AT@T never saw. There is a reason they have a high churn rate, it is because they are trying to expose more people to the service then the other services they talked about. What they did not mention is that they had and have a loyal (about) 15 million selfpaid subscriber base that has really gone nowhere (even after two huge increases in fees).

    It amazes me somethimes the things people say. I dont think you should be all yes SIRIXM has nothing to worry about but the other side of the coin is all negitive I mean really they put two guys talking about it like there are 2 different opinions but not once did the one guy mention anything that I just did, most likely because the other guy would have had nothing to come back with. Ether they are twits or they think we are, ether way I cant believe they are still in bussiness.

    You want to know what the single biggest risk is to SIRIXM. It being taken over by another company (Liberty) and many of us long term investors never getting paid off in the end and all those future profits going to a company that paid almost nothing for SIRIXM or really took a risk. That is the biggest risk to SIRIXM shareholders, all of us because even the ones that got in at less then a dollar or us that averaged down below a dollar could get alot more later if we are able to just stay out of libertys hands.
    Last edited by john; 04-25-2010 at 03:39 PM.

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    I see The Street has re-released some videos and that Yahoo has picked them up again in their news results on Sirius. I think everyone should write Yahoo and complain about this and demand that they immediately remove this old nonsense...just saying looks like an active participation by Yahoo in a fraud against Sirius at a crucial time...

    Anyway, it needs to stop.[/

    I suggest filling out the Data Inaccuracy Form or the Yahoo Finance Abuse Form.

    Lets hope Mel is ready to release some good news tomorrow to counter this type of libel that seems to be possibly the start of a bashers assault on Sirius!
    Last edited by Boomer; 04-25-2010 at 05:06 PM.

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