Sunday, March 15, 2009

Best Satellite Radio Service - Things To Consider

Are you contemplating investing in a satellite radio? There are a few things you should know before installing satellite radio and purchasing the best satellite radio service. Below are some ideas that will help you make a knowledgeable comparison between the two major satellite radio companies--XM and Sirius, and determine which programming and subscription service will best meet your listening needs.
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Your location, programming interests and types of radio personalities you prefer will determine which service you will like. XM and Sirius satellite radio services both charge the same monthly fee but offer unique products. XM offers over 100 channels of music in addition to major league baseball games and talk show personalities. However, XM music channels are not commercial free and some talk shows are also available on AM and FM radio.

Sirius satellite radio does offer commercial free music channels as well as sports channels featuring football, hockey and NASCAR, but does not play baseball. Sirius also offers exclusive radio personalities only available on their station.

Your location can also settle which would be the best satellite radio service for you to purchase. Although both companies cross the entire continental United States, you can live anywhere and pick up satellite radio signals. Keep in mind that some locations come in better than others, and you should ask around to see if either service is better than the other in terms of delivering dependable reception.

Another thing to take into account are the type of radios that are available. Many auto manufacturers offer either XM or Sirius. For instance GM cars offer XM satellite radio, so if you are acquiring a new car you might select XM over Sirius because it integrates easily with your new car stereo. Your car maker selects which service they provide. Setting up satellite radio in your car is relatively simple, and if you talk to the pros and use customer service, you’ll have no trouble with installation.

If you are planning on choosing a satellite radio service, take a look at the above tips. The best satellite radio service is one that will provide the music and other stations you will enjoy. Installation of satellite radio equipment, though relatively easy, should be discussed with an expert so that you install the correct features such as a compatible antenna and receiver. Lastly, study the channels, read radio reviews and compare the quality of the channels obtainable from both stations. Speak with current subscribers and see which station they like and you will be make the best determination for you and your family.



1 comments: "Best Satellite Radio Service - Things To Consider"

Johanne said...

Thanks for the tips.

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