Howard must be negotiating... Sirius announces price hikes starting in 2015

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Aren't you glad you are not paying for this shit?

    Depending on the package people have their bill will go up as much as 14%

    Sirius says its artist royalty fees... but I doubt that Wang Chung getting its yearly $20 check from Sirius is
    affecting their bottom line...

    hmmmmm now who can you think of that is grossly over paid that works for Sirius??

    :bigthink


    To our Valued Customers:

    Important Notice: Effective January 5, 2015, there will be an increase of 1.4 percentage points in the U.S. Music Royalty Fee applied to most audio packages.* Your fee may vary depending on the package and plan term you have and the number of subscriptions on your account. For more information regarding the U.S. Music Royalty Fee, please refer to the links to the right on this page.
     
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  2. yaddc

    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    To the wonderful people at Sirius Radio kiss my :babs:.
     
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    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    Less talent at SIRIUS= more money.
     
  4. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Fuck you Taylor Swift. Your the reason there is an increase in royalty fees
     
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    HorseFanNetwork Well-Known Member

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    i would be surprised if howard is charging sirius to play his old content and get some sort of royalties out of it
     
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  6. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    i am so glad did her before she was famous
     
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    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

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    Meh...just call and cancel your service, they will give you a great deal. I do it every year. I like all the hard rock and metal channels on there , since I commute a lot I keep it mainly for those now.
     
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  8. h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0

    h89fvh8dfha8hfv9a0 Xavier's water boy Banned User

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    Price hike?

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    Phantom Lord Well-Known Member

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    The show started today at 6:06am. I got in my car at 6:30am and Stern was already going to a commercial break. Then 10 minutes later at 6:40am he was going to another commercial break. I guess the huge ad revenue from Squatty Potty and Ashley Madison isn't enough. The people that actually pay need to be raped more for a show that is on the air 3 days a week.

    I know people will say I should just cancel if I'm not happy. My company pays for my car and Sirius is included so I get it for free. However, I have been tempted to cancel the free service out of spite.
     
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    Uncle Larry Well-Known Member VIP

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    Sirius/XM first rolled out the royalty fee as a way of extracting more $$ out of subscribers after the merger during the period when it was prohibited from increasing subscription rates.

    Interesting that the amount of the royalty fee goes way up in 2015 for certain subscription packages, including nearly doubling for the ala carte package with Howchie.

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    My MRF increase for 2015 will be 0.0. Just sayin'. :c
     
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  12. Beefus and Wigward lies

    Beefus and Wigward lies Hurts so good.

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    Never paid for it- never will.

    Been listening for free since 1990's and
    had free access to the shows since 2006-2012.

    I dont pay a red cent to that phony cat piss smelling,wigged Cuckold kikey sell out.

    What a sad trajectory for the "bad boy" of radio.

    Die, Blobbin and F Jackie.
     
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  13. JameGumb

    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    :jj:

    If people like Mlaw and Hoochieking like their monthly subscription plans!...They get to keep their monthly subscription plans!
    :grad:
     
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  14. Caesar

    Caesar Active Member

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    How long before SiriusXM are in Chapter 11?
     
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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    I got suckered in for about a year. I canceled following the firing of Anthony Cumia. Much happier at where I'm at now.
     
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    Kool Well-Known Member

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    Lifetime......I don't even use it.
     
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    knu3421 Well-Known Member

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    C'mon on guys it's only 43 thousand cents a day :cash:

    :wtf:
     
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  18. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    figured out the glitch that allows you to get it for free forever and even with that i will only tune in on a long drive

    i do like some of the music channels tho...
     
  19. Thikken Vaney

    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at?

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    That's a bargain considering that kitchen radio, AM quality sound that Sirius graciously provides.
     
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