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Sirius Hits 700,000 Subs, XM Inks MLB Deal

10/20/2004 08:36:00 AM Eastern

New York — Sirius Satellite Radio announced it surpassed 700,000 subscribers as of October 18 and remains on track to reach one million subscribers by the end of the year.

Sirius added that September was the company’s best month to date, with a net gain of 69,000 subscribers.

Sirius’ rival XM Satellite Radio remains the market leader with 2.5 million subscribers, expected to exceed 3.1 million by the end of the year.

For the complete XM store see:

XM Teams with MLB, Launches Baseball Channel

Also see:

DirecTV To Carry World Series In HD