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CNN Headline News, XM Satellite Radio Announce Alliance

Headline News Joins Three Other CNN Network Channels (August 07, 2001)
CNN Headline News and XM Satellite Radio, distributor of 100 channels of digital-quality radio, have signed an agreement that will dedicate an XM channel to continuous live audio of CNN Headline News. With the addition of CNN Headline News, XM Satellite Radio will offer a total of four CNN channels: CNN Headline News, CNN/Sports Illustrated, CNN En Espanol, and CNNfn.

XM (Nasdaq: XMSR) will offer 100 channels of digital-quality sound coast- to-coast: 71 music channels, more than 30 of them commercial-free, and 29 news, sports and talk channels, for a monthly subscription fee. XM will launch commercial service September 12, initially in San Diego and Dallas/Ft. Worth, throughout the Southwest in mid-October and nationally in early November.


XM won several awards at the International Consumer Electronic Show in January 2001; including "Best of CES" in the automotive category. XM's strategic investors include America's leading car, radio and satellite TV companies. These radios will be available through retailers nationwide including Best Buy, Circuit City, Sears and Crutchfield. For more information, visit the corporate Web site at xmradio.com.

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