XM Radio Offers PC Receiver
In a move that will extend its quest for musical ubiquity, XM will move its subscription-based radio service beyond the car and boombox platforms to the PC.XM Satellite Radio announced that it will make a version of its receiver available to PC users. The XM PC receiver will be sold by retailers for $69.95, according to the company, and will be sold exclusively from PC Connection, an online retailer. The bundle ships with the receiver, an external box which connects to your PC via a USB connector; an antenna, installation CD, USB cable, and an audio cable. Users have access to all of the XM channels, and the XMs offerings on different channels can be viewed through the PC interface.
XMs service costs $9.99 a month for 100 channels of audio.