SiriusXM Gains 1.7 Million Listeners In 2011, Almost 22 Million Total
January 4, 2012 at 1:54 PM (PT)
SIRIUSXM RADIO announced that it ended 2011 with nearly 21.9 million subscribers, reporting approximately 540,000 net new subscribers in the fourth quarter and approximately 1,700,000 for the full year 2011.
"Based on preliminary subscriber data, we are very pleased to announce that SIRIUSXM exceeded its subscriber guidance for the year," CEO MEL KARMAZIN said. "Our subscriber growth accelerated in 2011 as net additions grew approximately 20%, delivering our best year for net additions since the merger and demonstrating the strong continuing demand for our unmatched audio content."
The company reiterated its existing financial guidance for 2011 and 2012 and expects to announce 2012 subscriber guidance and complete 2011 results in FEBRUARY.