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Satellite radio

  1. 1. Satellite Radio<br />By: Thomas Price<br />TED-111<br />
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION<br />Satellite Radio is one of the newest and fastest growing entertainment industries!<br />
  3. 3. The Birth of Satellite Communication<br />Satellite Communication has been in use by different governments since the launch of Sputnik, a Russian Communication Satellite, the first man made satellite. <br />
  4. 4. As an Entertainment?<br />Satellite Communication was used for Military, Government and Communication for years before it was thought of as a solely entertainment platform.<br />It was used in entertainment for the first time when it was used to broadcast coast to coast news and radio and become more important with the development of Satellite Television.<br />
  5. 5. SATELLITE RADIO!<br />The Satellite Radio as we know it today was developed in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s.<br />The first 2 (and still) major companies were XM and Sirius that each paid some $80 Million for Satellite Radio Licenses.<br />
  6. 6. Perks To Satellite Radio<br />No to Few Commercials<br />Limited Censorship on Material and Language<br />Varied Program<br />Exclusive Sports Content<br />Up to the Minute News<br />Genre Music Selections<br />Howard Stern Left Traditional Radio for Satellite for some $500 Million!<br />
  7. 7. The Down Side…<br />The Cost of Satellite Radio of the bat is 100% more than traditional radio because its free!<br />The cost of Receivers, Service, Content Service and Maintained can be over $1000 a year!<br />
  8. 8. MERGER!!!<br />As If There Isn’t a monopoly growing already, in Feb 2008, it was announced at Sirius and XM would merge and continue to operate 2 companies with similar programming.<br />NEW LOGO<br />NEW BUSINESS MODEL<br />
  9. 9. CONCLUSION<br />XM and Sirius are the only two powers in the world of Satellite Radio and eventually it will be a dedicated part of life.<br />Satellite Radio has many more features than traditional radio but it comes with a price…<br />

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