August 20, 2007
| by Arlen Schweiger
Got Sonos for multiroom audio? Got Sirius for satellite radio subscription? Now you can tag-team ‘em to stream throughout your house.
The distributed audio provider and satellite radio company have partnered to allow Sirius subscribers to have their tunes roll in their houses without satellite radio hardware or a PC. Sonos will stream Sirius’ Internet Radio (more than 80 channels, including Howard Stern, Sirius Football Radio and plenty of music stations).
Combined with Sonos, that allows users to control their Sirius tunes wirelessly from a Sonos Controller in their hand.
The companies added that Sirius subscribers can upgrade to premium Sirius Internet radio for $2.99 per month, allowing for Sonos’ streaming capabilities. Or, non-subscribers can grab a subscription for $12.95 per month with Sonos, with Sirius via Sonos only available in the U.S.
Check out www.sonos.com/demos/sirius_demo/ for a flash demonstration, and www.sonos.com/sirius for more details.
Arlen writes about home technology installations and product news and reviews for electronichouse.com
and Electronic House magazine.