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#21 OFFLINE   farmerdave4

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 06:47 PM

The way I read it you cannot combine the new 2.0 account with sirius or xm accounts. Wow another reason to keep folks from upgrading. Not a good move in book.

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 10:15 AM

The way I read it you cannot combine the new 2.0 account with sirius or xm accounts. Wow another reason to keep folks from upgrading. Not a good move in book.


With the (now) rapid deployment of fairly high-speed terrestrial wireless networks (somewhat all under the '4G' banner) that a non-satellite competition (i.e., 'pandora' type) service is already there, just hasn't been 'properly' packaged by any of the electronics manufacturers yet.

That, combined with the high availability of low-cost silicon storage, would almost be a death knell to satellite transmission, except for the WAY out of the way places without terrestrial coverage, which even 'out west' is becoming a pretty disappointingly reality.

And yes, they are 'hinting' that the platform has a long way to go s/w upgrade wise. But I think the 'window' of opportunity to make a grab in the marketplace is closing fast.

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 10:43 AM

Were it not for sports I would have bailed a long time ago. I have multiple options for music. Unfortunately SiriusXm is the only option for out of market live sports broadcasts.
Perhaps I Misremembered.




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