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- XM chief Panero set for takeoff. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/25/2001, Vol. 370 Issue 9, p1
Presents an interview with XM Satellite Radio president and chief executive officer Hugh Panero concerning the firm's satellite-delivered service in some cities of the U.S. Discussion of the content of the radio stations; Reason for launching in a few cities instead of nationwide; Budget for...
- Target: Radio birds. Albiniak, paige // Broadcasting & Cable;12/31/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 53, p22
Reports on the plan of XM Satellite Radio to boost the company's satellite signals with terrestrial repeaters in New York. Rejection of local planning boards to XM plan; Views of the National Association of Broadcasters regarding the building of repeater; Importance of the repeaters to the company.
- XM Postpones Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Diego Launches. Gilroy, Amy // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;9/17/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p28
Reports the postponement of services launching by XM Satellite Radio in the United States. Effects of terrorist attack; Participation of local retailers; Education of customers on the services offered.
- XM To Offer Personal Data Service. Gilroy, Amy // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;6/17/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p48
Reports the plan of XM Satellite Radio to use the technology of Command Audio to deliver personalized information. Implementation of XM receivers; Inauguration of Command Audio of personalized, non-music information service in test markets.
- XM Claims Superiority Over Rival Sirius' Sound. Gilroy, Amy // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;4/29/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p4
Reports the rivalry between satellite radio makers, XM and Sirius on sound quality. System used in the audio encoding of XM; Comment of XM executive vice president of programming, Steve Gavenas; Reaction from the Sirius spokesman.
- Delphi SKYFi Moves Into Wal-Mart; XM Home/Portable Sales Hit 65K. Gilroy, Amy // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;5/19/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p30
XM Satellite Radio said that Wal-Mart Inc. will begin selling the Delphi XM SKYFi radio system in 2,100 store locations in May month, expanding to all 2,800-plus stores in the future. The No. 2 ranked CE retailer in the TWICE Top 100 will sell Delphi's XM home, portable and car stereo solutions....
- High-tech executives to speak at congress. // Automotive News;12/29/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6073, p4
Two executives with experience in high-tech businesses will be among the speakers at the 2004 Automotive News World Congress. Hugh Panero, CEO of XM Satellite Radio Inc., and Buzz Waterhouse, CEO of Reynolds and Reynolds Co., will be part of a panel discussing new ways for dealers to generate...
- XM Surpasses 5 Million Subscribers. // Satellite Today;9/28/2005, pN.PAG
This article announces that XM Satellite Radio Inc. topped the 5 million-subscriber mark and is expecting to finish strong in 2005. With the winning combination of outstanding new channels and breakthrough products in advance of the holiday season, XM is poised for record growth during the...
- Point/Counterpoint: Clayton, Panero On Satellite Radio. Gilroy, Amy // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;1/8/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p30
Interviews Hugh Panero of XM Satellite Radio and Joe Clayton of Sirius Satellite Radio regarding the future of satellite radio. Plans of XM Satellite in 2004; Introduction of the 3rd generation of chip sets used in the technology; Impact of high definition radio on satellite radio.