SIRIUS XM Radio announced the availability of a free application on the Apple App Store that will allow iPhone and iPod touch users to access SIRIUS XM’s channels. The app will give SIRIUS and XM Internet subscribers access to 120 channels of sports, talk, entertainment, news, comedy and commercial-free music directly from their iPhone or iPod touch.
For the first time, SIRIUS XM will make available its expanded Internet content on iPhone and iPod touch, including some of its new and popular showcase channels, created just for Internet users.
MLB Play-by-Play, NFL Play-by-Play, SIRIUS NASCAR Radio, and Howard Stern, will not be available on the iPhone and iPod touch.
The SIRIUS XM app also allows users to:
• Purchase a song heard on SIRIUS XM while it is being played or “Tag” favorite songs for later purchase from the iTunes Store.
• Save SIRIUS XM Internet channels for fast, easy access through a “Favorites” function.
• See the current channel plus what is playing on all other available channels via the “Lookaround” function.
• Quickly surf through 120 channels of SIRIUS XM programming on the fly with the flick of a finger using the innovative Multi-Touch user interface of iPhone and iPod touch.