Satellite broadcaster covers nine more states

May 30, 2002
Sirius Satellite Radio has announced that as of June 1st, its service will be available in nine additional states and the District of Columbia— bringing the total number of states it covers to 37. The states gaining coverage are Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New York (upstate region), North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia. With only 11 more states to activate, said executive
Sirius Satellite Radio has announced that as of June 1st, its service will be available in nine additional states and the District of Columbia— bringing the total number of states it covers to 37.

The states gaining coverage are Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New York (upstate region), North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia. With only 11 more states to activate, said executive vp-sales & marketing Guy Johnson, “Sirius remains on target for our expected nationwide service availability date of July 1.”

Sirius uses three satellites orbiting directly over the U.S. to broadcast 100 channels of programming to subscribers throughout the U.S. who pay a monthly fee.

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