SIRIUS Satellite Radio has ended the third quarter of 2006 with over five million subscribers, a 135% improvement on this time last year.
SIRIUS added 441,101 net subscribers in the third quarter of 2006, a 23% increase over year-ago third quarter net subscriber additions.
SIRIUS has led the satellite radio industry in net subscriber additions for four consecutive quarters, with 61% of total satellite radio net additions in the third quarter of 2006.
SIRIUS aims to achieve 6.3 million subscribers by year-end 2006. The company delivers more than 130 channels of programming across Amercia via Satellite including 69 music channels for a monthly subscription fee of $12.95.