New York, NY (July 8, 2009)–The Sirius XM Radio application for iPhone and iPod touch has been downloaded over one million times from the App Store within just two weeks of availability.
The Sirius XM app debuted on the App Store on June 18 and quickly became the top free app in the Music category on the App Store. The Sirius XM app lets users access 120 channels of talk, sports, entertainment and commercial-free music.
“Reaching more than one million downloads so quickly is a strong testament to our world-class programming and Sirius XM’s instant brand recognition,” said Scott Greenstein, president and chief content officer of Sirius XM Radio. “Our goal is to give people access to the best audio entertainment wherever they go with what we think is the best music and audio entertainment application available on the App Store.”
Users of iPhone and iPod touch with a Sirius XM Premium Online subscription have access to exclusive sports and entertainment programming from Sirius XM’s satellite radio service, including Oprah Radio, MLB Home Plate, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Sirius NFL Radio, CNN, Fox News Talk and NPR.
The app also offers subscribers access to commercial-free music featuring exclusive shows from Sirius XM’s satellite radio service such as Bob Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour and Tom Petty’s Buried Treasure, as well as 24/7 music channels such as Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Radio, The Grateful Dead Channel, Eminem’s Shade 45, and many others.
Users of iPhone and iPod touch who download the Sirius XM app also have access to exclusive, internet-only showcase channels, such as Sirius XM Bootlegs, Sirius XM Talk Showcase, Sirius XM Music Showcase, and Sirius XM Comedy Showcase, featuring multiple plays of Sirius XM’s shows.
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