What Sirius should have done better?

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    Sirius XM is in the same miserable category as AOL, Classmates.com, Blockbuster, etc. vs. a different set of smart companies that are rich beyond their wildest dreams like Facebook, Google, Netflix, etc.

    I think Sirius should have an app that is included at no extra charge. All content. Even a free app that offers something of value. I use my Samsung phone for everything and I hate the idea of being nickel and dimed to death by this company. The app should have been their first line of delivery, with the car radio second. Think how Netflix switched from DVDs to streaming.

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    I think Sirius XM should never have coined the term "terrestrial radio". No one knows or cares what that means. It is an industry term. A better idea would be a branding/marketing strategy where their competition in "Government controlled radio" and play up the whole censorship angle. Government controlled radio in a campaign like you're in East Berlin in the cold war. You hear what they tell you to hear. Sirius XM is not only the voice of freedom, but a place where adults are treated like adults. You're given the respect of knowing you can handle the honest and offensive content. Put an anti-corrupt, over reaching big government, patriotic, founding fathers theme on it. The freedom fighters who are the answer to the George Orwell evil government who censors dumb-down all your content to the level of a child so as not to offend anyone.

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    I don't like the pricing tiers.


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    The prices should be like what Netflix charges

    All content 8 dollars a month
     
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    Internet access included(5.99 a month) , 1 subscription up to 4 radios, no Djs, make Howard work 5 days a week, get baseball on sirius, have rock stations play deaper cuts from albums not just the hits and fire covino and rich.
     
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    Stop selling those cheap ass chinese radios. Went through 3 stilettos in a year. Always "refurbished". All their hardware is for shit.
     
  5. Dick Fitzwell

    Dick Fitzwell Opinions are like assholes ... and so am I

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    They need to stop playing the "abbreviated" songs like they do on government controlled radio. They don't have commercials ... why the fuck do they need to cut songs down????
     
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    "Lifetime membership" should've been a lifetime membership.

    Never should've broken out Internet player as additional fee

    Never should've hired Mel

    Never should've given howard any position of authority

    Should just abandon the content game and just become a satellite internet provider.

    Shouldn't charge extra for Xm

    Shouldn't charge extra for howard.
     
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    This and add in a steep discount for multiple radios on the same account. Also, to charge extra for online is criminal. That should have been included all along.
     
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    Netflix allows 3 different viewers on same account why do I have to pay more to have another radio that counts as a subscription when it should just be a free radio added to my subscription.
     
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    Need to also mention that the quality of the music is barely better than FM. Not even close to "CD quality".
     
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    more live events

    fire howard stern and use that money for live events
     
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    Spend more money on their equipment, less on talent.
     
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    We have FM stations around here that clearly sound better than Sirius. I forget what the "best" Sirius bit rate was, but it was shockingly low.

    I enjoyed Sirius for awhile, no doubt about it. However, it had a limited window as there are better and cheaper technologies now.
    Where they have really suffered is an inability to develop talent, even though talent is very cheap these days.
    I expect hideously overpaid Wiggy is part of the reason for that, given his pay and he has actually reduced the amount of talent on Sirius.
     
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    They really need to stop insulting the intelligence of their subscribers with the "get out of debt" scams (among many, many others). Shady, shitty advertisers, and the worst ad copy and voice-over people, too. That same asshole has voiced every second ad on Sirius for the last 10 years.
     
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    I agree with making wiggy work 5 days a week and no DJs. Until recently, Lithium was DJ free since they started the channel and it was great. Prime Country has DJs talking about seeing whoever at some club in Nashville. WGAF/WGAS.
     
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    Their hardware sucks. It gets very hot and then it breaks down.
     
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    Shoot down the satellites??
     
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    I would love to jump into my radio and smack the zappah douchebag in the head. :hammer:
     
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    Combining traffic/weather channels that have the sound quality of an AM radio under a pillow and adding commercials. Way to go assholes!
     
  19. jon1972us

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    I would like the music Dj's to give some facts about the music they play. All they do now is plug when their next concert appearance will be.
     
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    There a bunch of greedy fucks. Almost 20 a month for this shit.