Sirius Canada Passes 200,000 Subscriber Mark
November 22, 2006 at 7:19 AM (PT)
SIRIUS CANADA says that it has surpassed the 200,000 subscriber mark. The service launched in CANADA on DECEMBER 1, 2005 and passed the 100,000 mark on MAY 10th.
"SIRIUS CANADA's first year anniversary, and the significant success we have experienced during this time, is a celebration to be shared with our 200,000 subscribers and our retail and automotive partners," said Pres./CEO MARK REDMOND in a press release. "We are proud to be the #1 choice for satellite radio in CANADA. It has been an incredible first year, and we look forward to continuing a tradition of delivering the very best satellite radio products and programming available in CANADA."
"SIRIUS CANADA's incredible progress in less than 12 months of operating is testament to the quality of SIRIUS' programming and reinforces the country's interest and excitement in satellite radio as an entertainment medium," added U.S. SIRIUS CEO MEL KARMAZIN. "As we grow our business and extend programming options across NORTH AMERICA, we are confident SIRIUS CANADA will continue to connect with Canadians as the country's preferred satellite radio service and build off the tremendous success it has achieved during its first year."