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May 26, 2005

Sirius-ly iPod?

TMO: Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin told shareholders Wednesday it has talked with Apple about a Sirius-enabled iPod, but that no deal has been struck.
"Will there be MP3 players that include satellite radio? Sure. The technology's easy," he said. The issue, he explained, is whether a combination MP3-like device that plays satellite radio would hurt Sirius's business and just how they would split the profit from equipment and monthly subscription with someone like Apple.
Meanwhile, XM has also been speaking to Apple and other MP3 players...

Posted by Rafat Ali in Apple, Hardware, Satellite | Permalink

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The Delphi MyFi from XM already includes a record feature that allows the user to time-shift the content. It's an easy step to make it a fully-functional mp3 player.

Posted by: Tim Bourquin | May 27, 2005 12:02:28 PM

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