More Satellite News at CES

More Satellite News at CES
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Tidbits from Radio World's walk around the show floor at CES:
Sirius is talking to malls to offer its service - a system enabling one mall to play eight channels, so various stores can play different channels. ...
Sirius partners have introduced smaller antennas, reducing the retail cost to around $50 from $80 a year ago, a spokesman told RW Online. ...
Kenwood is running a deal right now: anyone who buys a new head unit gets a Sirius receiver free, and the service for one month. ...
Among new program offerings from Sirius: Court TV, three regional weather channels for different parts of the country, Sirius 'Left' and 'Right' political talk radio channels and a gay talk channel. ...
New plug-and-play truck radios from Delphi and Panasonic will let drivers take their satellite radio from cab to cab. ...
Kenwood and Audiovox are showing in-home receivers, to be available later this year. And there's a home antenna system for your deck or roof that can also connect to an existing DBS dish. ...
The first XM "boomboxes" reached retail shelves late in the quarter and sold out fast, XM said. ...
The Delphi SKYFi, an XM plug-and-play radio, was a "hot" Christmas gift, the company said. The system costs less than $200.

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