Sirius Tops 6,000,000 Subscribers; Misses Goals For Year

Jan 4th, 2007 | By | Category: General

Sirius logoSirius Satellite Radio today announced that it ended 2006 with approximately 6,024,000 subscribers, an 82% increase over the company’s 2005 ending subscriber base, but short of its goals for the year.

Based on preliminary financial data, Sirius also achieved its first ever quarter of positive free cash flow in the fourth quarter of 2006.

Both Sirius and XM have struggled to achieve profitability, faced with high costs for user acquisition and growing competition from Internet radio and podcasts.

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