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TikTok music hits get their own radio channel on SiriusXM

TikTok music hits get their own radio channel on SiriusXM

Satellite radio and streaming audio company SiriusXM has announced a new channel dedicated to the biggest hits from video platform TikTok. This will be a full-time music channel, according to SiriusXM, which has tapped some of TikTok’s top creators to host the channel.

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SiriusXM brings back Lucille Ball’s long-lost interviews with celebrities

SiriusXM brings back Lucille Ball’s long-lost interviews with celebrities

Between her other groundbreaking projects, Lucille Ball -- the actress and comedian best known for her sitcom I Love Lucy -- would interview other celebrities using a tape recorder. These interviews were then shared with the public on CBS Radio in 1964 and 1965 before disappearing forever. That changes with a new station from SiriusXM.

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SiriusXM’s new satellite radio plan is made for two-car households

SiriusXM’s new satellite radio plan is made for two-car households

Many cars now come with Bluetooth support, which means satellite radio service is less relevant than ever. Despite that, SiriusXM is still a thing and for those who prefer the satellite radio experience while driving, it has a new plan called Platinum VIP. The new plan offers service for two cars, including streaming access, under a single rate.

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T-Mobile subscribers get special Pandora experience with extra perks

T-Mobile subscribers get special Pandora experience with extra perks

T-Mobile has teamed up with SiriusXM to launch a new perk for the carrier's mobile customers: a 'first of its kind' Pandora offering that includes SiriusXM curated 'Top Tracks' stations, ad-free weekend radio, and early access to original podcasts. The new offering, which was announced today, will go live for T-Mobile subscribers later this month.

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SiriusXM taps RapidSOS to send car crash data to emergency responders

SiriusXM taps RapidSOS to send car crash data to emergency responders

SiriusXM, the company best known for its satellite radios, has teamed up with RapidSOS, an emergency tech company, to help EMS and law enforcement respond to recent car crashes. Under this new 'joint effort,' SiriusXM will connect its Connected Vehicle Services Advanced Automatic Crash Notification platform with the RapidSOS data platform to send 911 services relevant info about a wreck, such as how severe it was and what kind of crash took place.

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SiriusXM acquires podcast analytics company Simplecast

SiriusXM acquires podcast analytics company Simplecast

SiriusXM, the company still best known for its satellite radio service, has acquired another company: Simplecast. The analytics and podcast management company joins SiriusXM's own push into the increasingly crowded market, something the company says will help podcasters earn more revenue. With extra help from the SiriusXM-Pandora team and the resources they bring, Simplecast says it will be able to significantly speed up its roadmap.

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SiriusXM Premier is now free, but only until May 15

SiriusXM Premier is now free, but only until May 15

SiriusXM, the company best known for its satellite radio service, is the latest to offer extended free access to its product for people stuck home in quarantine. The company has made its streaming service available for free until May 15; during this time, new users can access the platform and stream music, as well as the company's talk shows and more, without paying for a subscription.

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SiriusXM kicks off 2020 MLB season with classic game broadcasts

SiriusXM kicks off 2020 MLB season with classic game broadcasts

On Thursday, March 26, Major League Baseball was scheduled to officially kick off its 2020 season, ushering in a new round of games and more. For fans who are stuck at home, SiriusXM is offering a special treat: classic game broadcasts that will be available to stream starting tomorrow. These game broadcasts will include commentary from hosts, interviews with the opening day stars who participated in them, and more.

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Google’s smart displays and speakers grab SiriusXM with Assistant control

Google’s smart displays and speakers grab SiriusXM with Assistant control

Following its launch on Android TV earlier this year, SiriusXM announced today that it's picking up Google Assistant support as well. So, if you've got something like a Google Nest smart speaker or a smart display, you'll soon be able to access SiriusXM content using voice commands. With SiriusXM already compatible with Alexa, this move to include Google Assistant was really only a matter of time.

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SiriusXM student plan makes a play for college crowd with big price cut

SiriusXM student plan makes a play for college crowd with big price cut

College students in the US are about to head back to school, and unsurprisingly, many companies have rolled out their student subscription plans once more. SiriusXM threw its hat in the student plan ring today, announcing one that heavily discounts the cost of its standard Premier plan. That's all well and good, but is it enough to go up against giants like Spotify and Apple Music?

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SiriusXM Essential streaming plan offers 300 radio channels

SiriusXM Essential streaming plan offers 300 radio channels

SiriusXM, the company known for its satellite radio service, has announced a new streaming plan that offers subscribers more than 300 of its radio channels outside of their vehicle. Though the plan doesn't offer quite as much as the company's Premier tier subscription, the new offering gives customers access to 24/7 comedy channels, on-demand content, and more.

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SiriusXM talk shows are heading to Pandora as new podcasts

SiriusXM talk shows are heading to Pandora as new podcasts

Soon after revealing its plan to acquire Pandora Media last year, SiriusXM announced back in February that it would add Pandora music channels to the SiriusXM app this year. In a new announcement today, SiriusXM revealed that it will be bringing some of its biggest talk shows to Pandora's podcasting platform. The ported talk programming includes "Jenny McCarthy's Celebrity Dirt," "The Jason Ellis Show," "The Hoda Show," and more.

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