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Confirmed: Sirius/XM Is Leaving DIRECTV
Posted 24 December 2009 - 12:55 PM
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Edited by cforrest, 24 December 2009 - 05:04 PM.
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Posted 24 December 2009 - 01:26 PM
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Posted 24 December 2009 - 01:56 PM
That sucks, hope they have holiday music next year like Sirus XM has been providing us. Oh well
They'll have holiday music. DIRECTV music channels have always included holiday music, even before they were provided by XM.
I,would be disappointed a little if Directv moves away from XM/Sirrus the sound quality is great.Especially notice it when I,switched from Comcast over 3yrs. ago from their music choice which they use.It would be nice if Directv keeps the service to add Seriously Sinatra which,would fill the void over a year ago when XM,s standards was dropped .
Music Choice was better quality, IMO. I am not all that impressed with XM sound quality.
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:16 PM
Some strange channel comparisons in there...must be a database thing.
The Spa - Familiar Favorites
A Taste of Italy - Italian Bistro Blend
The Spectrum - Italian Contemporary
Top 20 on 20 - Irish
The 80s - Tranquility
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:19 PM
It would be nice if we could sample SonicTap's programming in advance.
You can....we get these already if u have the package:
870 [New Channel] Fiesta Tropical
871 [New Channel] Latin Contemporary
872 [New Channel] Music of the Americas
873 [New Channel] Regional Mexican
874 [New Channel] Salsa
875 [New Channel] Hurbano
876 [New Channel] Mariachi
877 [New Channel] Carnaval Brasileiro
878 [New Channel] Rock en Espanol
879 [New Channel] Latin Jazz
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:20 PM
those of DBSTalk.com, DIRECTV, Dish Network, or any other company.
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:24 PM
Seriously, though, I'll withhold judgment until I know how the replacement turns out. I have to assume it's a cheaper alternative for D* to carry.
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:35 PM
those of DBSTalk.com, DIRECTV, DISH, The Signal Group, or any other company.
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:47 PM
Sharp 52" LCD 1080p
Yamaha YSP Sound Projector fed with Optical
32" Samsung LED New School
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:50 PM
DIRECTV CUSTOMER SINCE 1997
Here's My Setup
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:57 PM
Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:59 PM
Sonic Tap... this is what used to be called Digital Music Express (DMX), right? The service that used to be on Primestar way back when? The same service our cable company (Comcast) once had before switching to Music Choice (what DirecTV had before going to XM)? I have no idea how it's like now, but I kinda liked it back when I last had a chance to listen to it some years ago.
Yup, from http://www.sonictap.com/About.aspx.
Sonic Tap is a DMX project. DMX, the first music service to license and program original artist music, has been creating unforgettable brand experiences for commercial environments since 1971. DMX's music services can be heard in tens of thousands of locations every day, including......
Posted 24 December 2009 - 03:03 PM
Edit to add: I just found this link to add XM Online to Vista/Windows 7 gadgets and it works great (for those of you with online or lifetime subs):
Edited by Davenlr, 27 December 2009 - 01:43 PM.
Posted 24 December 2009 - 03:03 PM
I won't really miss them, just use MediaShare to listen to all the MP3's on my server.
Looking at the new offerings...it might just entice me to consider using SonicTap for some of their new content.
DirecTV Customer Since 1996