XM Satellite

XM Satellite

XM Satellite Radio Holdings (XM) (NASDAQ: XMSR) is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services in the United States and Canada, along with Sirius Satellite Radio. XM provides pay-for-service radio, analogous to cable television. Its service includes 73 different music channels, 39 news, sports, talk and entertainment channels, 21 regional traffic and weather channels and 23 play-by-play sports channels. XM channels are identified by Arbitron with the label "XM" (e.g. "XM32").

While the company was founded in 1988 as American Mobile Radio Corporation, the satellite service was officially launched on September 25, 2001.

See Wikipedia, XM Satellite Radio, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XM_Satellite_Radio (optional description here) (as of Jan. 19, 2008, 02:12 GMT).



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