With the launch of Sirius Canada in December 2005, American listeners gained five Canadian-produced stations including CBC Radio One, CBC Radio Three, and Iceberg Radio in English and Première Plus and Bandeapart in French. Satellite TV provides a strong digital signal to subscribers' television sets and is almost completely wireless. Sirius Radio gives you the freedom to listen to what you want, when you want, where you want. Sirius Radio offers satellite car radios and home entertainment systems, as well as car and home kits for portable use. A major component of Sirius’ business strategy has been to execute far-reaching and exclusive deals with big-name entertainers and personalities to create and build broadcast streams. XM Satellite Radio is changing the way people listen to radio in the same way cable changed television. To enjoy XM Radio's incredible programming variety, you'll need an XM- compatible tuner to receive the satellite signal. XM Radio provides excellent coast-to-coast signal coverage to the densely populated regions of Canada through its satellites and a robust ground repeater network installed in major metropolitan areas. The combination of three satellites and a ground-based repeater network is designed to provide XM Radio with gap-free coverage anywhere within the continental U.S. XM Radios come as an option at select automobile dealerships. Satellite radio has ushered in the next generation of radio listening. Satellite TV services are especially popular in rural areas with poor broadcast reception . Terrestrial radio stations are unable to compete with the digital quality that satellite radio offered. Portable satellite radios fit easily in the palm of your hand, so they're easy to take along with you. Satellite radio has many advantages over terrestrial radio, it is capably of delivering a crisp, clear digital signal in a variety of genres from blues to classic rock. Most portable radios let you store several hours of satellite radio programming in their internal memories.