Washington, DC & Atlanta, GA (November 7, 2006)–XM Satellite Radio and Cingular Wireless announced a partnership to stream 25 XM music channels to Cingular handsets. Beginning November 6, Cingular Wireless customers will be able listen to a variety of XM’s popular commercial-free music channels through the XM Radio Mobile service for $8.99 per month.
Audio streams of 25 popular commercial-free XM music channels will be available to Cingular customers virtually anytime, anywhere. The channels can be selected by genre and include: The 70s, 80s and 90s decades channels, Top 20 on 20 (top 20 hits), Lucy (classic alternative hits), The City (hip-hop/r&b hits), XMU (indie rock), Bluesville (blues), America (classic country hits), and Viva (Latin pop hits).
XM will deliver data to make it possible to view the song title, artist and album while listening on a variety of compatible handsets.
“XM Satellite Radio is pleased to partner with Cingular Wireless to provide its customers with the ability to access a variety of commercial-free programming available, allowing them to take their XM favorites virtually anywhere,” said Pierre Elisseeff, senior director of product strategy, XM Satellite Radio.
“XM Radio Mobile is a key part of Cingular Music, the most complete and compelling mobile music service available today,” said Jim Ryan, vice president of consumer data services, Cingular Wireless. “We are confident Cingular customers will love having 25 channels of XM programming with them wherever they are.”
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