A cornerstone of Sirius’ business strategy has been to pursue exclusive sports content. Sirius Radio has exclusive satellite radio rights to National Public Radio, carrying two separate streams. The deal with NPR was the first high-profile deal entered into by Sirius. Music streams on Sirius contain almost every type of music genre imaginable, broadcasting 24 hours a day, commercial free. On October 25, 2005 Sirius announced that "E Street Radio", the exclusive channel of legendary artist Bruce Springsteen, would air from November 1, 2005 to January 31, 2006 on the Bridge - Channel 10. 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. XM Satellite Radio NASDAQ: XMSR is a satellite radio (DARS) service in the United States based in Washington, DC and controlled by News Corporation's DirecTV, General Motors, American Honda, Hughes Electronics, and several private investment groups. All of XM Radio's music channels are 100% commercial free. There are several antenna configurations available to receive the XM signal. XM Radio Canada is the operating name of Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (or "CSR"), a Canadian communications and media company. XM Satellite Radio is designed for marine use. In addition to domestic waterways in the continential United States, XM's signal extends off the coast into all U.S. coastal waters. You'll fall in love with the entertainment variety you'll find on satellite radio. The idea behind satellite radio is quite basic. Satellite radio broadcasters promise crystal-clear music transmitted from thousands of miles into space. Hybrid portable satellite radios will let you save up to 50 hours of content, and let you store and play back your MP3s. Satellite TV services are especially popular in rural areas with poor broadcast reception . The primary digital satellite systems providers are the Dish Network, Star and DirecTV.