Popular Dock & Play radio will be the first satellite radio enabled for A La Carte channel selection
Starmate 5 will also support “The Best of XM” on SIRIUS and other new programming plans
SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced the introduction of the Starmate 5, the next generation Dock & Play satellite radio that will play over 130 channels of SIRIUS programming, including 100% commercial-free music, plus talk, sports, news, comedy and entertainment.
The Starmate 5 will also support A La Carte channel selection, as well as “The Best of XM” programming package. With an MSRP of $129.99, the Starmate 5 is now available at retail at Best Buy, Crutchfield, RadioShack and regional retailers. Starmate 5 radios are also available at www.shop.sirius.com.
“We are pleased to launch the first-ever satellite radio enabled for A La Carte channel selection,” said Bob Law, Group Vice President and General Manager, Aftermarket Division, SIRIUS XM Radio. “The Starmate 5 Dock & Play radio reinforces SIRIUS XM Radio’s promise to give consumers more programming and pricing options.”
Starmate 5 is built with universal docking capability, allowing for effortless transfer between home and car docks. The popular SIRIUS Dock & Play radio features a blue widescreen display for easy viewing and use, and includes a complete vehicle kit. Optional accessory docking kits and audio systems allow convenient use in the home, office and additional vehicles.
The Starmate 5 is easy to use and features:
- A La Carte channel selection or “The Best of XM” and other programming packages
- Blue wide-screen display for easy viewing and use
- SIRIUS Replay: Pause, rewind and replay up to 44 minutes of live satellite radio
- FM transmitter or stereo audio output to connect to any vehicle’s radio
- FM preset function: Store the best FM frequencies in the area
- 30 presets: Enjoy fast access to favorite channels
- S-Seek Alert: Don’t miss favorite artists, songs and sports
- One-Touch Jump: Jump to favorite channels or local traffic and weather
- Universal docking capability: Add accessories to enjoy in the home, office or additional vehicles
SIRIUS XM Radio’s “Best of Both” programming and full slate of new plans, including the opportunity to choose channels on an A La Carte basis for the first time ever in subscription media are now available.