By Lisa Johnston
New products on display at the American International Toy Fair, held in N
XM Satellite Radio announced it surpassed the 1-million subscriber mark, less than two years since its national debut.
XM said it is one of the fastest growing media formats ever (see table below).
It should be noted that satellite radio, as a whole, surpassed the 1 million mark in one year and 10 months (including Sirius Satellite Radio subscriptions, which tallied 149,612 as of Sept. 30.)Number of Years to 1 Million
|DVD Players:||1 year, 9 months|
|XM Satellite Radio:||1 year, 11 months|
|Compact Disc Players:||2 years, 2 months|
|MP3 Players:||2 years, 4 months|
|Radio:||3 years, 3 months|
|Television:||3 years, 4 months|
|Digital Video Recorders (DVR):||4 years, 5 months|
|Video Cassette Recorders (VCR):||4 years, 10 months|
|Online Subscription Services:||9 years, 6 months|
|Cable Television:||12 years|
|Satellite Television:||12 years|
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.