Liberty Media Corporation, through its ownership of interests in subsidiaries and other companies, engages in the media, communications and entertainment industries. The company principally operates in North America. The company’s principal businesses and assets include its consolidated subsidiaries, including Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRIUS XM); Atlanta National League Baseball Club, Inc. (ANLBC); and its equity affiliate Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (Live Nation). Sirius XM SIRIUS XM broadcasts music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic and weather channels, as well as infotainment services, in the United States on a subscription fee basis through its two proprietary satellite radio systems. Subscribers can also receive music and other channels, plus new features, such as Sirius XM On Demand and MySXM, over the Internet, including through applications for mobile devices. As of December 31, 2014, SIRIUS XM had approximately 27 million subscribers. SIRIUS XM's satellite radios are primarily distributed through automakers; retail stores nationwide; and through its Website. SIRIUS XM has agreements with automakers to offer satellite radios in their vehicles. Satellite radio services are also offered to customers of certain rental car companies. SIRIUS XM also provides connected vehicle applications and services. SIRIUS XM's connected vehicle services are designed to enhance the safety, security and driving experience for vehicle operators while providing marketing and operational benefits to automakers and their dealers. Programming SIRIUS XM offers a programming lineup of commercial-free music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic and weather, including: a selection of music genres, ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin and classical; live play-by-play sports from major leagues and colleges; a multitude of talk and entertainment channels for audiences; a range of national, international and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for metropolitan markets throughout the United States. Internet Radio Service SIRIUS XM streams select music and non-music channels over the Internet. Its Internet radio service also includes channels and features that are not available on its satellite radio service. SIRIUS XM also offers applications to allow consumers to access its Internet radio service on smartphones and tablet computers. SIRIUS XM also offers two Internet-based products, SiriusXM On Demand and MySXM. SiriusXM On Demand offers SIRIUS XM's Internet radio subscribers listening on its online media player and on smartphones the ability to choose their favorite episodes from a catalog of content to listen to whenever they want. MySXM permits subscribers listening on SIRIUS XM’s Internet radio service to personalize SIRIUS XM's existing commercial-free music and comedy channels to create a more tailored listening experience. Channel-specific sliders allow users to create approximately 100 variations of each of 50 channels by adjusting characteristics like library depth, familiarity, music style, tempo, region, and multiple other channel-specific attributes. SiriusXM On Demand and MySXM are offered to SIRIUS XM Internet radio subscribers at no extra charge. SIRIUS XM is re-engineering and redesigning its Internet radio streaming platform. The SIRIUS XM Internet Radio would offer listeners enhanced programming discovery and the ability to connect with content playing across its commercial-free music, sports, comedy, news, talk and entertainment channels or available through SiriusXM On Demand. SIRIUS XM's Satellite Radio Systems SIRIUS XM's satellite radio systems are designed to provide clear reception in most areas despite variations in terrain, buildings and other obstructions. SIRIUS XM's satellite radio systems have three principal components: satellites, terrestrial repeaters and other satellite facilities; studios; and radios. Satellites, Terrestrial Repeaters and Other Satellite Facilities Satellites: SIRIUS XM owns a fleet of nine orbiting satellites, five in the Sirius system, FM-1, FM-2, FM-3, FM-5 and FM-6
liberty media corp - a
(LMCA:Consolidated Issue Listed on NASDAQ Global Select )
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