Monday, October 02, 2006

Catch The MLB Post Season With XM

October 2, 2006

Press Release - Source: XM Satellite Radio

Baseball Fans Tune in for Complete Coverage of MLB Postseason on XM Satellite RadioMonday

October 2, 10:58 am ET

XM to Broadcast Both Teams' Home Announcers for Every Game in the League Championship Series and World Series

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

Baseball fans are tuning into XM Satellite Radio for complete coverage of Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason action.

XM will air both teams' home broadcasts of every game in the League Championship Series, beginning October 10, and the World Series, beginning October 21. The games will be carried live and nationwide on XM's MLB Play- by-Play channels 176 through 189. In addition, XM will also broadcast ESPN's national coverage of the games, plus Spanish play-by-play of select games.

XM has broadcast each of the 2,430 MLB games played during the regular season.
"Baseball is the ultimate radio sport, and XM Radio is the ultimate place to hear the games," said Kevin Straley, vice president of talk programming, XM Satellite Radio. "We've broadcast every MLB game in the regular season for the second consecutive year, and we're pulling out all the stops for the playoffs. You get the home and away broadcasts, plus ESPN and Spanish play- by-play, and our MLB Home Plate channel has all the news and commentary you need. We love the postseason, and we cover it from every possible angle."

XM's all-star broadcast team for the MLB playoffs includes Rob Dibble, Kevin Kennedy, Mark Patrick, Buck Martinez, Orestes Destrade, Chuck Wilson, Charley Steiner, Cal Ripken, Jr., Bill Ripken, Ronnie Lane and Joe Castellano.

XM is the official satellite radio network of Major League Baseball. Fans can tune in to hear the latest news and analysis of the playoffs available 24 hours a day on MLB Home Plate (XM 175), XM's exclusive sports talk channel devoted solely to MLB. This season marks the second year of an 11-year broadcast and marketing agreement between XM and MLB.
For a complete program guide for the MLB postseason on XM, visit http://www.xmradio.com/worldseries.

With more than 5,000 live sporting events in 2006, XM has the best sports package in satellite radio. In addition to Major League Baseball games for every team and the MLB Home Plate channel, XM broadcasts National Hockey League games and the exclusive hockey talk channel Home Ice, the PGA TOUR, NASCAR, IndyCar Series, NBA games on ESPN, college football and basketball, and a full slate of sports play-by-play in Spanish. XM also has the most sports talk in satellite radio, including XM Sports Nation, ESPN Radio, ESPNews, and Fox Sports Radio.
About XM Satellite Radio

XM (Nasdaq: XMSR - News) is America's number one satellite radio company with more than 7 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XM's 2006 lineup includes more than 170 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: the most commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk radio, comedy, children's and entertainment programming; and the most advanced traffic and weather information.

XM, the leader in satellite-delivered entertainment and data services for the automobile market through partnerships with General Motors, Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Nissan, Porsche, Suzuki and Subaru is available in more than 140 different vehicle models for 2007. XM's industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information about XM hardware, programming and partnerships, please visit http://www.xmradio.com.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements in this press release include demand for XM Satellite Radio's service, the Company's dependence on technology and third party vendors, its potential need for additional financing, as well as other risks described in XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.'s Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 3-3-06. Copies of the filing are available upon request from XM Radio's Investor Relations Department.
Source: XM Satellite Radio

10/02/2006 11:18:00 AM

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