SiriusXM Introduces New Mobile App With Improved Search, Social Media Features
April 23, 2015 at 11:31 AM (PT)
SIRIUSXM officially launches its next generation of streaming services with an updated app that has been rebuilt to offer subscribers "an enhanced and personalized user experience via iPhone, ANDROID smartphones, and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
The new app is available for download to compatible smartphones and tablets from the APP STORE and GOOGLE PLAY, and is included for all customers with a satellite radio trial in their new vehicle. The SIRIUSXM streaming service is also included in most satellite radio trials in pre-owned vehicles.
The streaming service includes a new search feature, improved navigation that streamlines how listeners get to their customized channels, enhanced social features, better personalized recommendations of channels, shows and content available to each listener, and improved speed and overall performance in low-bandwidth areas. SIRIIUSXM has also redesigned its app and online media player with a flexible architecture for new features and capabilities to be easily added through future updates.
“It’s now easier and better than ever to listen to our curated and exclusive content on just about any mobile device on the go and online at home or at work. We are thrilled by how enthusiastically our subscribers have embraced the new features that give them more control of when and where they listen to the content they love,” said SIRIUSXM EVP Operations, Products and Connected Vehicles Services ENRIQUE RODRIGUEZ. “This reengineering and redesign inspires subscribers to search and discover even more of the content they enjoy, and allows a deeper engagement with their favorite SiriusXM shows and hosts on social media, all right in the app.”
SIRIUSXM will also give listeners customized recommendations created from the channels, shows, and On Demand content they are listening to so they can discover even more desired content.
Listeners can now see what’s happening on the FACEBOOK and TWITTER feeds of SIRIUSXM hosts and shows and reply, retweet, or comment right in the app. Listeners can also tap the Custom Mix button to fine tune and create over 100 variations of each of more than 70 channels by adjusting characteristics like library depth, familiarity, music style, tempo, region, and multiple other channel-specific attributes.
For more information and to try SIRIUSXM for 30 days, visit www.siriusxm.com/streaming.