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#41 OFFLINE   rudeney


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Posted 25 February 2009 - 10:01 AM

I called yesterday for the extension deal. I have lifetime plus four other units that were on various combinations of monthly and quarterly billing. I wanted to drop one of the radios, an old Sirius 1 unit that I don't use much anymore and extend the other three to yearly to lock-in my rates. The call was quick and easy. They gave me prorated credit for the remaining prepaid balances on the three when they converted to annual subscriptions, and I was very surprised when the rep gave me credit for the prorated balance on the one I disconnected, too.

I'm staying on the Sirius bandwagon. Like you, Dolly, my local OTA radio is not very good. I enjoy Sirius for the choices in commercial-free music and being able to listen when I drive out of town.

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#42 OFFLINE   djlong


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Posted 26 February 2009 - 09:54 AM

Now that I've settled down a little, my opinion is that Sirius/XM is not as good (for my tastes) as XM was (especially when Music Lab was on the air) but it's still FAR better than terrestrial.

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Posted 07 March 2009 - 09:02 PM

The day I log in to listen online and can't, I think I'll call to cancel and see what they say. I listen to xm via DirecTV or my comp about 75% of the time and the remaining 25% in the van.



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Posted 08 March 2009 - 04:23 AM

Well, I called in last week to cancel 4 of my 5 radios, and see what I could get to keep the the one in my car and online. I was transferred to retention, and ended up getting a deal that allowed me to cancel only one radio, and lock in the the other 4 for one year at a price that was barely above what I had been paying QUARTERLY since 2002!!!!

I agree, terrestrial radio in Atlanta is worse than pathetic, and I hope XM stays around. Meanwhile, I've been checking out Slacker, just in case....

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