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Sirius To Launch 100 Satellite Stations In Canada

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Sirius Satellite Radio's Canadian affiliate, Sirius Canada, will offer 100 channels of programming when it begins broadcasting next month. With a full 100 channels of the music, news, sports, and entertainment available, Sirius Canada will provide the most comprehensive satellite radio service in the country and will also be the only satellite radio provider to include 10 Canadian music and information stations in both English and French for all Canadians, including a multilingual service.

Sirius Canada will offer a total of 60 commercial-free music stations to make up the widest range of music available in rock, pop, country, Christian, jazz, hip hop, electronic, dance, R&B, classical and show tunes.

"We are launching Sirius Canada with 100 channels of music, entertainment, sports and information–the true A-List," said Mark Redmond, president and CEO, Sirius Canada. "With 60 channels of commercial-free music, incredible sports coverage from the NFL, NHL and the NBA, great entertainment programming from Maxim to Martha Stewart and up-to-the-minute news from CBC/Radio-Canada and the BBC, Sirius Canada will have it all."

"Canadians will be able to experience Sirius Canada's programming in time for the holidays," he added. "As the fastest growing satellite radio provider in North America, Sirius will have the greatest depth and variety of any satellite radio company in Canada."

Sirius Canada's premium satellite radio service will be available soon at Future Shop, Best Buy, London Drugs, The Source by Circuit City, Canadian Tire and many other leading retailers throughout Canada. Sirius Canada premium subscription service will be priced at $14.99 (CAD) a month. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen