Howard vs. SIRIUS

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  1. MarvelComics85

    MarvelComics85 Well-Known Member

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    From MarksFriggin'

    Howard took a call from a guy who asked why SiriusXM isn't advertising on AGT at all. Howard said he thinks that they're blowing a big opportunity if you ask him. Howard said he has been there for 6 years now and they've come to him wanting to do something really big and they're not doing it now. Howard said that he'd tell them that something big would happen and they wanted him to go to Vegas or something. The caller said that this would be great exposure for them. Robin said that AGT is advertising on this show. Howard said he didn't even know that. Robin said she's heard a few commercial for it.


    Howard said he tried to bring all parties together. He said he wanted Sirius to get involved with some kind of thing with NBC. He wanted Sirius to have a presence aroudn the country but they won't do it. They'll spend millions on a McCartney or Springsteen concert but not on this.


    Howard said he's not saying this because of his ego. He said 60 percent of the people who subscribe are listening to his channels. He said this show has Sirius written all over it. He said he would have been more than happy to have the two parties talking. Howard said there should be constant synergy going on. He said it's almost irresponsible that they're not doing something. Robin said she if she was on the board... Howard said she'll never get on the board. Robin said she does have a pee bag so she might be able to get on it.

    Howard said if there was ever an opportunity to market this brand, it's now. Howard said some people see him as the enemy in this company. He's there to help and he wants to see the company do well. He said he wants them to grow. The caller said they'd rather give him a smack in the face by not advertising. Howard wadi he doesn't need any help. He said this was the big opportunity that Sirius was waiting for. He said they're blowing it and distancing themselves from it. Howard said maybe he's the dummy and he doesn't get it.

    Howard said he cant fight the good fight anymore. He said he's doing what he's supposed to be doing. He said there should be a great synergy there. He said they have to get the word out about their service. Howard said he thinks that Sirius will benefit from him being on the show but they could capitalize on it more. Howard said he just doesn't get it. He said maybe he's the delusional one.

    The caller said he's amazed that he didn't get on Network TV before now. Howard said a lot of people hate him so it's not surprising to him. Howard said that it's surreal that he's on a show like that now.
     
  2. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Howard still thinks that people walk into Best Buy and Radio Shack and buy receivers. Sirius doesn't even make them any more only XM does. The entire service depends on the car installs not Howard Stern.
     
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    squirrelnuts Well-Known Member

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    Buuuuullllllshiiiit.
     
  4. TSSTaylor

    TSSTaylor Active Member

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    Pretty much true except the Sirius Starmate 8 is still sold and made to support people who are looking for an aftermarket radio and dead set on getting it on the Sirius platform. Then the Dedicated Home Tuners/Commercial Tuners are supported MORE on the Sirius side of things.

    But you are right the major push is to the XM or SiriusXM side. And those radios can handle a lot more channels and changes than the Sirius based chipset tuners/radios.
     
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    Droog Well-Known Member VIP

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    What a load of shit. When has Howard ever lifted a finger for Sirius? He promoted Sirius for a week or so when he signed the first contract. He seems to think that promoting the service to people already listening is doing something. Howard is a pure taker. He's no giver.
     
  6. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Mathematically impossible. Only about 52% of SiriusXM receivers can get his show, XM receivers without the "best of package" make up at least 48% of all satelite subs.
     
  7. Monger

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    So true. He has been on more shows promoting AGT then he has ever done for his biggest payday which Sirius has given him. Her hasn't bitched at all about any of these appearances or the travel involved. Funny how he has turned his back on Sirius who to this day still pays him what I am sure is a very healthy salary for a part time job.
     
  8. MarvelComics85

    MarvelComics85 Well-Known Member

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    He must really have it in for SIRIUS.