Tag Archives: Sirius

SiriusXM To Pass New Royalty Fees To Consumers

Posted by on June 4, 2009

One of the FCC’s stipulations for allowing Sirius and XM to merge last July was a three-year price freeze on subscriptions, but that doesn’t mean subscribers won’t be paying more. Orbitcast reports that the average SiriusXM bill will go up approximately $2 a month, as satellite radio music royalty rate increases will be passed along […]

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Chrysler Bankruptcy Bad News For SiriusXM

Posted by on May 12, 2009

While the collapse of the American auto industry is often depicted as the sign of a coming economic apocalypse, let’s not forget how it directly affects a music business entity. Sirius and XM have always depended on deals with carmakers to bring in new subscribers as satellite radios became standard features on new cars. With […]

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