ers: In some areas with high concentrations of tall buildings, such as urban centers, signals from its satellites might be blocked and reception of satellite signals could be adversely affected. The company operates approximately 700 terrestrial repeaters as part of its systems across the United States. Other Satellite Facilities: The company controls and communicates with its satellites from facilities in North America and maintains earth stations in Panama and Ecuador to control and communicate with its Sirius satellites. The company’s satellites are monitored, tracked and controlled by a third party satellite operator. Studios The company’s programming originates from studios in New York City and Washington D.C. and, to a lesser extent, from smaller studios in Los Angeles, Nashville and various smaller venues across the country. Radios Radios are manufactured in three principal configurations - as in-dash radios, dock and play radios, and commercial units. The company has authorized manufacturers and distributors to produce and distribute radios, and has licensed its technology to various electronics manufacturers to develop, manufacture and distribute radios under certain brands. Connected Vehicle Services The company provides connected vehicle services. It offers a portfolio of location-based services through two-way wireless connectivity, including safety, security, convenience, maintenance and data services, remote vehicles diagnostics, stolen or parked vehicle locator services, and monitoring of vehicle emission systems. The company’s connected vehicle business provides services to various automakers. Canada The company owns approximately 37% of the equity of Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (Sirius XM Canada), the satellite radio provider in Canada. Other Services Commercial Accounts: The company’s programming is available for commercial establishments. Commercial subscription accounts are available through providers of in-store entertainment solutions and directly from the company. Certain commercial subscribers are included in its subscriber count. Satellite Television Service: Certain of its music channels are offered as part of certain programming packages on the DISH Network satellite television service. Subscribers to the following services are not included in its subscriber count, unless the applicable service is purchased by the subscriber separately and not as part of a radio subscription to its services: Travel Link: The company offers Travel Link, a suite of data services that includes graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedules and scores, and movie listings. Real-Time Traffic Services: The company offers services that provide graphic information as to road closings, traffic flow and incident data to consumers with compatible in-vehicle navigation systems. Real-Time Weather Services: The company offers real-time weather services designed for improving situational awareness in vehicle, marine and/or aviation use. Backseat TV: The company offers Backseat TV, a service offering television content designed primarily for children, in the backseat of vehicles. Regulations As operators of a privately-owned satellite system, the company is regulated by the FCC under the Communications Act of 1934, principally with respect to: the licensing of its satellite systems; preventing interference with or to other users of radio frequencies; and compliance with FCC rules established specifically for U.S. satellites and satellite radio services. Trademarks The company has registered, and intends to maintain, the trademarks ‘Sirius’, ‘XM’, ‘SiriusXM’ and ‘SXM’ with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in connection with the services the company offer. The company also has registered the trademarks ‘Sirius’, ‘XM’ and ‘SiriusXM’ in Canada. The company has granted a license to use certain of its trademarks in Canada to Sirius XM Canada. Competition Connected Vehicle Services: The company’s connected vehicle services business competes with various providers, including Verizon Telematics. History Sirius XM Holdings Inc. was founded in 1990.
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