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#1 OFFLINE   PA GIANTS FAN

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 06:53 AM

May 20-June 2  2014

Can listen to 60 channels free


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#2 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 07:17 AM

May 20-June 2  2014
Can listen to 60 channels free


Again? They seem to run that preview often.
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#3 OFFLINE   Nighthawk68

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 06:15 PM

They ran it last year at this time also, I think there was 3 in the last year.


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#4 OFFLINE   VaJim

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 04:36 AM

Still too expensive

#5 OFFLINE   gjrhine

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 12:56 PM

pocket change


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#6 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 01:21 PM

pocket change

For many, yes, but not all. I don't have it on the principle that I don't want low bitrate sounds, and the traffic info often is inaccurate. So at a penny a month it's overpriced for me. 


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#7 OFFLINE   REDSKINSFAN47

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 04:54 PM

I have  a 30 day free trial on the internet service, I think I may keep it a while . It sounds ok on my iphone  to what ever I hook it up to , and has many more channels.


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Posted 21 May 2014 - 04:38 AM

They lost me with all the extra fees they tack on as well as not allowing multiple radios on the same account at a reasonable cost. The online stream is way over priced.

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Posted 31 May 2014 - 01:40 PM

The preview lit up on my receiver which has XM/Sirius built in.  I don't subscribe since on a big system, the low bitrate is really noticeable and painful to listen too.


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#10 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 31 May 2014 - 02:49 PM

Quite so. I found that for a while, the quality was all right on the Symphonic channel- which ever one is on Preview.... But then it reverted to a low nitrate. 


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Posted 14 July 2014 - 09:16 AM

I don't listen for the music anyway. The bitrate is low and can sound out of phase on some channels. I have 1700 songs on my phone for music. I subscribe for the sports, and since I just got the six months for 30 bucks offer, it's worth it to me.


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#12 OFFLINE   PA GIANTS FAN

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 03:19 PM

The 60 Channel free preview is back August 26 to September 8


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:14 PM

I just got the 5 months for 25 bucks worth it to me vs regular radio!!



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:32 PM

I called to drop them, got 30 days free. But still going to cancel next month.

 

 

 


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Posted 24 August 2014 - 08:46 AM

They're not so generous with the promo pricing, since they merged.  I was able to get the service for an average of $79.00 a year.  Now, if I negotiate hard, still over $100.00.  They really didn't care if they kept my business or not.  They said that most people just pay whatever they charged, no questions asked and less then 25% even negotiate price.  Too me, the service isn't worth what they're asking.  since amalgamation, their service has become stagnant.



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Posted 24 August 2014 - 05:44 PM

Yes only 24+ million (with a M) subs.


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