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#1 OFFLINE   bixler

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 06:29 PM

Just got the $19.95 for 5 months deal on a new radio I added last evening. Bought a new car and my 3 month trial was running out. This is the third XM radio on my account.
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#2 OFFLINE   mountainDBS

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 04:18 PM

after your 5 months is up, then what do you have to pay?

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 08:14 AM

They are also doing a deal where you can get a $100 visa gift card with a 2 year commitment. That's through Sirius, not sure about XM.

#4 OFFLINE   bixler

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 08:38 AM

after your 5 months is up, then what do you have to pay?


I'll call then and find out. Probably $19.95 again for 5 months or I'll cancel...LOL:hurah:
Slimline5.....SWM 8.....SWS-8 8 way splitter
PI feeds SWS-8 splitter and HR 21-100 in Media Room 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12
SWS-8 splitter feeds HR 22-100 in Family Room 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12 wireless ethernet connection via Linksys WET610N
SWS-8 splitter feeds HR 22-100 in Master Bedroom 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12
SWS-8 splitter feeds H 21-100 in Guest Bedroom 0x45d2 3:27am 6/27/12

#5 OFFLINE   mountainDBS

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 09:12 AM

well ive found over time when i get disgusted with the service i call to cancel and they usually come up with a deal to keep you as a sub. U never know U might get lucky.

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 12:46 AM

I know Sirius better have some kind of deal going for renewals. I paid $183 for 18 months now they want $186 for 12. I might cancel if I can't find anything better. I don't feel like paying for the Stern contract.

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 01:10 PM

I just called in a couple days ago to add our new Ford to my account. I had been paying the normal every 3 month rate (almost 50 bucks after taxes and fees!) for 1 radio in my car, and then 3.20 a month for internet streaming (for my iPhone and desktop at work).

Without even prodding them they immediately offered 50% off. I paid 81 bucks for the first line after taxes and fees and 61 dollars for the 2nd one.

All together 142 bucks for service for 1 year on both radios. Not a bad deal. The 5 months for 20 bucks is a better deal, but I rather wrap this up for a year and not think about it.

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Posted 19 October 2009 - 09:04 PM

WOW!! That's a lot for radio!! I paid nothing and enjoyed many hours of free commercials!!

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 01:51 PM

My 1 year subscription is about to expire at the end of next month. I have SIRIUS Everything along with the best of XM. I think I paid 175 last year but I think it's gone up to 186 now! Should I call and threaten to cancel first before I renew?

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Posted 30 December 2009 - 06:05 PM

I just renewed today. On my old package I had Sirius Everything along with the Best Of XM. Last year I paid $175.60 dollars. This year because of new fees and other stuff it was going to be 208.68 dollars after all the new fees for only 1 radio! No way! So I called today and said I wanted to cancel my account. So guess what? They gave me a hole year for only $77.00 dollars for SIRIUS Everything! And that price includes the royalty fees! Not bad! I didn't get the best of XM package tho, I can live without that.

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 08:27 AM

I was just able to renew two radios for one year for $131 total including all fees and taxes.

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 06:56 PM

Just got the 5 months/$20 deal on another (have 3 xm's on my account) radio that was coming up for renewal on Jan 8th.
Slimline5.....SWM 8.....SWS-8 8 way splitter
PI feeds SWS-8 splitter and HR 21-100 in Media Room 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12
SWS-8 splitter feeds HR 22-100 in Family Room 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12 wireless ethernet connection via Linksys WET610N
SWS-8 splitter feeds HR 22-100 in Master Bedroom 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12
SWS-8 splitter feeds H 21-100 in Guest Bedroom 0x45d2 3:27am 6/27/12

#13 OFFLINE   ThomasM

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Posted 01 January 2010 - 06:09 PM

All these "deals" seem to mean one of two things:

1. Customers are actually cancelling when they call in to renew and are told the new (regular) outrageous renewal fee.

2. Sirius/XM is in trouble and will do ANYTHING to keep customers as subscribers-even for only 5 months more.

I renewed XM for 2 years last March on my 3 radios to avoid the price increase (and the music fee ripoff that wasn't even announced then) and also to keep getting online streaming at the premium rate for free.

I can't wait to see what will happen in March 2011 when I call in to check on prices!!! I just hope they are still around until then! ;)

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 12:37 PM

After seeing that XM planned to charge me $75 next quarter for two radios, I called in to cancel at least one if not both. After the usual transfer to the cancellation department that can actually do something, the CSR offered a year for both radios for $150. I declined. He then offered 6 months for both radios for $60...$5/month/radio. I took it. ;)
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Posted 03 February 2010 - 04:16 AM

Im debating to call to cancel. I still listen but I hate the crappy signal in the winter, and best of Sirius is horrible, but baseball is coming and I may just hang in there with it.

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Posted 13 February 2010 - 11:03 PM

I called to cancel yesterday & as soon as I dropped the word cancel they offered me 4 months for $20. I said that wouldn't work but if she could give me a deal on 1 year I might be interested, she immediately offered 1 yr @ $60 for my Sirius w/ Best of XM. I jumped all over that.

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Posted 16 February 2010 - 08:42 PM


I renewed XM for 2 years last March on my 3 radios to avoid the price increase (and the music fee ripoff that wasn't even announced then) and also to keep getting online streaming at the premium rate for free.

I can't wait to see what will happen in March 2011 when I call in to check on prices!!! I just hope they are still around until then! ;)


Same here, but I have 4 radios... Should be interesting. in about 12 months.

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 10:28 PM

Just got the $19.95 for 5 months deal on a new radio I added last evening. Bought a new car and my 3 month trial was running out. This is the third XM radio on my account.

I got the same deal in the mail today. I just activated it this afternoon for the home. so far so good i even think the signal quality is better am getting 10 bars which means strong signal. so now with I phone and sirius i am set. Will see what happens after 5 months----also really like the I phone app. It works great i used it this afternoon when i was shoveling snow on the drive today. so far so good. Max.

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Posted 23 February 2010 - 03:17 PM

Got this deal on a radio that was coming due 2/28. Regular rep said I was currently on that deal and couldn't get it again so I asked to cancel. Retention rep was going to cancel as of 2/28 and I asked if the 5 months/$23.05 deal wasn't available anymore and he said sure it is and you can have it if you want. Not sure why you have to play the game all the time but $4 something a month is better than $12.95.

Have 3 radios on my account, all currently on the 5 months/$23.05 deal.
Slimline5.....SWM 8.....SWS-8 8 way splitter
PI feeds SWS-8 splitter and HR 21-100 in Media Room 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12
SWS-8 splitter feeds HR 22-100 in Family Room 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12 wireless ethernet connection via Linksys WET610N
SWS-8 splitter feeds HR 22-100 in Master Bedroom 0x62c 3:59am 12/18/12
SWS-8 splitter feeds H 21-100 in Guest Bedroom 0x45d2 3:27am 6/27/12

#20 OFFLINE   neuronbob

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Posted 23 February 2010 - 06:19 PM

I have four XM radios (three cars and one in house) and it maddens me to read on multiple forums that you have to fight to get a reasonable price. I maddens me even more that the folks we call are not even in this country and don't understand half of what I'm saying.

I wish XM would just settle on a reasonable fee for everyone....if they want everyone on $5 a month/radio, then they should just do that instead of shunting everyone who threatens "cancel" to the cancellation department to get that fee. I also wish that more of the CS reps were located in the U.S. simply so we can understand one another.

I wish the XM/Sirius merger had never happened. I was an XM VERY early adopter and the CS was excellent until about two years ago....then it went straight into the toilet. Once the merger happened, there was no longer any incentive to provide quality service. :mad:

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