Satellite Radio Buying Guide - Best Buy Canada

November 29, 2012

Satellite Radio Buying Guide

Forget what you think you know about radio. SiriusXM satellite radio brings broadcasting into the 21st Century, providing endless entertainment options that you can enjoy from coast to coast.

SiriusXM satellite radio offers so much more than traditional radio. With satellite radio, you’ll gain access to over 120 channels including commercial-free music, plus all the sports you can handle, side-splitting comedy, exclusive talk, entertainment and news. Enjoy a crystal-clear signal across Canada, whether you’re in your car, at home, or on-the-go.

To experience over 120 channels of non-stop entertainment and exclusive original content, just choose your radio, sign up for a subscription, and start listening. It’s that simple.

Choose the radio that suits your lifestyle

In the car

Plug and Play radios are affordable, easy to use and simple to install in any vehicle. Always know what’s playing with channel, artist and song information displayed on every radio. You can also store your favourite channels for one-touch navigation so you don’t have to take your eyes off the road. An in-vehicle radio keeps you company whether you’re on a cross-country road trip or driving to work. Easily connect, control and enjoy SiriusXM through compatible SiriusXM-Ready car stereos. The compact size installs easily and discreetly behind the dash for a fully integrated look. The SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner supports advanced features such as Replay, iTunes Tagging, Artist, Song and Game Alerts*.

*Consult car stereo receiver manufacture for detailed description of features and operations and capabilities.
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At home

You can also enjoy SiriusXM content in the comfort of your own home. Simply add an optional accessory such as a home kit or boom box and take your plug and play radio from the vehicle to the home. If your subscription includes internet radio, you can stream content online from your personal computer. You can also listen to satellite radio with a SiriusXM Internet radio. The Synergi Internet Radio is designed to be used in your home or office. Easy to set up with no need for a computer, you can listen in any location that has a high-speed internet connection.

On the go

Stay connected to exclusive content no matter where you are. Now you can enjoy the benefits of satellite radio in the palm of your hand. The SiriusXM Lynx is the ultimate portable satellite radio. Browse through content with the intuitive touchscreen display and listen anywhere with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and optional home and vehicle docking kits.

Plug and play radios also keep you mobile. You can move them from your car to your home and back again, plugging them in anywhere as long as you have a compatible dock. With a radio like the SiriusXM Starmate 8 Sound System Bundle you can listen to satellite radio at home or in your car with just one device.

Sirius Lynx Radio with Vehicle Kit

Listen to what you want to hear

With over 120 channels of music, sports, news, talk, entertainment and more, you’ll always be able to enjoy fantastic content that matches your interests.


All SiriusXM music channels are 100 percent commercial-free, so you can listen to your favourite music without interruption. Browse through channels dedicated to specific artists, decades, genres and moods. You can find every kind of music imaginable, from the latest top 40 hits to hardcore metal,vintage jazz and everything in between.

Sirius Music


Never miss the big game with dozens of channels dedicated to every major sport, including the NFL, MLB, NASCAR, NHL, NBA, PGA TOUR network and college sports. You can also enjoy all-day sports talk with ESPN, “Mad Dog” Russo and more.

Sirius Sports


Stay updated on world events with channels that are all news, all the time. The wide-range of news channels includes content from CNN, BBC, CBC Radio One, FOX News, CNBC, NPR, MSNBC and more, so you’ll have access to every perspective to stay in the know.

Sirius News


Enjoy hours of talk radio on a variety of different topics, including comedy, politics, and lifestyle. It’s the only place you’ll be able to hear exclusive content from big-name personalities like Howard Stern and Oprah Winfrey.

Sirius Talk
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Take the Next Step

You’ve seen what SiriusXM Satellite radio has to offer, so you’re all set to make the switch and join the more than 2 million Canadian subscribers who already enjoy an all-access pass to fantastic radio content. Check out Best Buy’s selection of satellite radios to find the one that fits your needs and gain access to hours of endless entertainment.

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