The estimates that Canadian Satellite Radio subsrcibers will top 2 million by the end of 2006 may not be too far wrong considering that Satellite Radio devices were practically flying off retailers shelves during the Christmas period.
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While Satellite Radio in the US has been growing a rapid rate, a new survey by Decima Research says that Canadian consumers are widely aware of the medium and its potential to impact the radio market is huge.
- More than three-quarters (77%) say they are aware of satellite radio. This heightened awareness is led by [...]
Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc has announced a first quarter C$14.6million loss. CSR launched 9 days before the end of the quarter and during that time, revenue from activations and sales were at C$46,010. Christmas sales are not included in this figure which should make some interesting reading when the Q2 figures are [...]
CSR expects to have 75,000 subscribers to XM Canada by August 2006 and but doesn’t expect to crack 1million subscribers until August 2010.
100,000 XM Satellite Radio receivers were shipped to retail for Christmas.
Howard Stern disappeared from Canadian radio in September 1997 after the CRTC decided that the extremely edited version of his morning show breached broadcast standards but despite SIRIUS Canada not carrying Stern’s channels on their side of the border, some smart Canadians are signing up for the US service by submitting US billing addresses.
Greg Quill, [...]
Despite Canada’s satellite radio industry rushing devices to retail for this Christmas, the iPod Nano is the digital music gadget topping the wishlists this holiday season while the Xbox 360 gaming console is routinely selling out.
Canadian Satellite Radio, which broadcasts the XM Radio network says it has shipped 104,000 receivers to stores for Christmas and [...]
Satellite radio company Sirius Canada Inc. says it will commit to upping the French-language programming on its Canadian service, in hopes of fending off a cabinet-ordered review of its licence approval.
Sirius to add more French-language satellite radio service
Reports from Canada say that the decision to allow satellite radio into the Great White North could be sent back to the Canadian Radio-Television And Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), stalling XM and Sirius’ efforts. The Toronto Globe And Mail reports that Heritage Minister Liza Frulla will ask the cabinet to be reviewed further. Lobbyists have complained [...]
The anticipation for satellite radio is growing and more than 3,000 Canadians have signed up to be the first in the country to receive Canadian Satellite Radio’s unique digital service, expected to be launched before the end of the year.
CSR street teams conducted pre-registration sign-ups in July at the Toronto Molson Indy and the Dark [...]