Auto Tech: SiriusXM Satellite Radio
It seems like satellite radio
has been around Canada forever now. Virtually every new vehicle sold here incorporates a satellite radio option although some even include satellite radio standard. May it be Sirius or XM, satellite radio offers drivers numerous radio channels which are accessible virtually anywhere in North America-ideal for international calls trips.
For anyone unaware of
satellite radio, it is really an audio service available either inside your vehicle, with your mobile device, or online. The plethora of programming and quality of sound is different from station to station, and in some cases from song to song. Some songs be understood as there're being streamed throughout the internet and some could be seen as an audio DVD being took part in the car's built-in system. In addition
to the various theme-based music channels, there are news, talk, and sports channels.
Satellite radio wouldn't actually arrived at Canada until 2005 when both XM and Sirius began offering it to us Canucks. Individuals who regularly employ this service, or keep pace with industry trends, knows that Sirius and XM merged in north america in 2008 and brought their services together. In Canada however, things were different. Sirius Canada and XM Canada failed to initially agree to the merger because of differing views regarding who should get what percentage from the company. But, a contract was reached and on April 12, 2011 SiriusXM Canada was officially formed.