AirAmerica will no longer be on Sirius
Fri Apr 15 20:00:40 EDT 2005
>This points up the real handicap that Satellite Radio labors under:
>Each station has a different radio. As long as they continue that,
>IMHO they won't get the traction they need. Probably end up being
>another VHS/Betamax contest where only one format wins. It also
>discourages others from enetering the field. A radio that received
>both XM & Sirius (as well as other future services) would help push
>the format forward. Of course, I might as well wish for world peace
>while I'm at it. It will be interesting to see what the "free market"
>does with this in the next 10 years. WI-MAX just might make it obsolete.
If, of course coverage is any better or more reliable than cellphone coverage.
What about dual-mode receivers? I doubt any technical hurdles would be
difficult to overcome though the legal ones might be thornier.
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