XM Expands Number of Channels

XM Expands Number of Channels
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XM is squeezing more channels into its lineup, expanding its offerings by 17 to more than 170 channels. It is promoting its offerings as "the most choice and the most channels" in satellite radio. It added 10 commercial-free music channels and plans seven regional news and talk channels (see above).
The new line-up has 69 commercial-free music channels. XM added two on March 1: Big Tracks, focusing on classic rock from the late 70's onward, and XM Chill.
In April and May, XM said it will bring the number of new commercial-free music channels to 10. These include the return of the heavy metal channel XM Liquid Metal.
Other new music channels: U.S. Country: Country Superstars of the 80s & 90s; Flight 26: Modern Hits of the 90's & Now; XM Hitlist: Today's Hit Music; enLighten: Southern Gospel; The Heat: Rhythmic Top 40; Escape: Easy Listening; and Viva: Latin Pop Hits.

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