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Sirius Canada cracks 500k subscriber mark

Briefs | 10/11/2007 4:33 pm EDT

Satellite radio provider Sirius Canada Inc. announced today it has achieved more than 500,000 Canadian paying subscribers, including 200,000 additions since February of this year. Sirius is Canada's first satellite radio company to surpass half a million subscribers, achieving the milestone in only 22 months. "Achieving 500,000 subscribers in Canada in such a short time is a major milestone for our company and underscores the strength of SIRIUS' exclusive content featuring the best entertainment brands in North America in addition to our strong retail and automotive partnerships," said Sirius Canada's president and CEO Mark Redmond in a press release. Sirius' extensive list of automotive partners includes Ford, Chrysler, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo, and more than 100,000 vehicles have had a Sirius satellite radio system factory installed since January 2007.

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