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Any luck with combined XM/Sirius account

Discussion in 'Sirius XM General Discussion' started by jpellech, May 12, 2009.

  1. jpellech

    jpellech Mentor

    Aug 24, 2006
    I already have two Sirius receivers and am now looking to put a new XM receiver in my new car (mostly to get MLB). Was wondering if anyone had any luck getting a deal with having an account with each service.

    Seems stupid if I can't get any credit for being a subscriber to Sirius already, especially since they are hard up for subs.
  2. TERRYB2241

    TERRYB2241 Mentor

    Dec 1, 2006
    :mad: I purchased a new vehicle in February that came with XM. I already had 4 Sirius units and wanted to combine them together but unable to. Just a way for them to get more money.
  3. Galaxie6411

    Galaxie6411 Icon

    Aug 26, 2007
    I figured they'd make it hard. I have 4 M' and just bought a car with Sirius, but I am still in the free trial period. Ideally I 'd like to have it added to my XM account and add the best of XM in the car but I bet neither if those will be possible.
  4. jpellech

    jpellech Mentor

    Aug 24, 2006
    I plan on calling XM customer retention if I can find a number somewhere. I started with an email but I know that will get no where but I just don't have time to make a call here at work. I'll keep the forum up to date. Thanks for the replies.
  5. Dolly

    Dolly Hall Of Fame

    Jan 30, 2007
    I have said it before and I'll say it again--the accounting for Sirius XM needs to be combined. It is hurting the business because people can't take advantage of combined accounts on their subs. And I don't understand at all why it isn't being done :shrug: Sirius XM is one of the most unmerged merged company that I have ever heard of :raspberry
  6. djrobx

    djrobx Godfather

    Jan 26, 2009
    Sprint/nextel comes close. A few weeks ago one of the DJs on BPM kept repeating how we were supposed to check out the NEW MERGED WEBSITE at http://siriusxm.com . What kind of frakin joke is that?
  7. jpellech

    jpellech Mentor

    Aug 24, 2006
    That merged website is hilarious. I think I read somewhere (not sure if it was here) that they have 3 years to combine accounting. But either way, a call to a handy customer service rep may save me some money. This would also be solved for me if they would include MLB on Best of XM package but that is a whole other thread.
  8. SteveHas

    SteveHas Hall of Fame

    Feb 6, 2007
    Had Sirius in my last car for 4 years. I just got a new Nissan with XM, tried to transfer my account to XM, and keep Howard and NFL for the same price.
    Sirius customer retention said they were sorry, but it would "still be a year or so" before the two companies accounting systems were merged

    ended up dumping Sirius, may not keep Xm after trial period, too much of an AS* ache...and I'm shareholder!
  9. TBlazer07

    TBlazer07 Grumpy Grampy

    Feb 5, 2009
    I just (in January 5 days before the sales tax was deductible and 1 week before I lost my job) got a new GM vehicle (stop laughing) and just got XM for 1 year for half-price. Even people with regular contracts were getting this deal when it was renewal time. Just tell them it's too expensive.

  10. Dolly

    Dolly Hall Of Fame

    Jan 30, 2007
    Actually believe it or not it is a joke! Some guy who has nothing to do with either Sirius or XM put that up on his own. I don't know why the DJ didn't know this and I really don't know how that guy was able to use Sirius XM at that mock website he sat up :eek2: :rolleyes:
  11. Steve Mehs

    Steve Mehs Hall Of Fame

    Mar 21, 2002
    Where did you hear that and what the hell are you even talking about?

    Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.
    NEW YORK, NY10020-1001

    Domain Name: SIRIUSXM.COM


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