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Old 03-29-2019, 07:58 PM   #1
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$5/MO Sirius XM

Called today to really cancel on wife's car- she doesn't use it. After 4 attempts of save they did it. Interesting was their last save offer of $4.99/mo or $6.06/mo with fees. Best I've heard in the last year or so was for 5 month promos which meant I had to remember to call in. Did take that "promo" for the tug....their rack(ripoff) rate is over $20/mo.
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Old 03-29-2019, 08:18 PM   #2
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When they offer Sirius for free then I will think about it
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Old 03-29-2019, 08:29 PM   #3
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When they offer Sirius for free then I will think about it

Well they've added adverts on some channels, so I don't see why it shouldn't be free.
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Old 03-29-2019, 08:42 PM   #4
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I got a year of free Sirius with the last two vehicles I bought
Never used it once so for me I got my money’s worth .
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Old 03-29-2019, 08:43 PM   #5
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It costs them nothing more to get a bit of money out of additional customers. I had a similar experience with our home phone with Telus. We decided to dump it and just use our cell phones, as my mom was about the only one to phone us on it. They really wanted to keep me hooked and offered me a year with no bells for free. I though why not, then after 6 months of nothing but spam calls, I phoned them to permanently pull the pin. They still tried to convince me to stay to no avail.
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Old 03-29-2019, 09:13 PM   #6
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My wife marks her calendar, every five months, she dukes it out with Sirrius, to get a reasonable price. Its a PITA for sure, and I only listen to a couple of channels anyway.

You basically have to call to "cancel" your service, and then and only then will they offer a reduced price.
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My wife marks her calendar, every five months, she dukes it out with Sirrius, to get a reasonable price. Its a PITA for sure, and I only listen to a couple of channels anyway.

You basically have to call to "cancel" your service, and then and only then will they offer a reduced price.
Out in east New Mexico/West Texas where we have been campground hosting it is a virtual radio desert, so Sirrius does have some appeal. But like NCBill, if they don't agree to $5/month I "cancel" and in a month or two a post card shows up offering a "one time special" of $5/mo. Been doing that for 3 years or so.

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Well they've added adverts on some channels, so I don't see why it shouldn't be free.
Most of the channels on any satellite (or cable, or IP) TV service are broadcast channels with commercials... but all of those services cost money to operate and not supplied free of charge to customers. If you want free radio stations, they're still there on AM and FM bands; if you want someone to operate a set of satellites to deliver audio entertainment, I think you're going to need to pay for it.
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I got sick of having to negotiate a reasonable rate with Sirius every 6 months. Had to wait too long on hold. Dumped all my services a few years ago.
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Sorry, meant to say this promo is good for a year vs. the $25/5 month offer twice previously. I too was tired of the game and would have probably just dumped it as well otherwise.
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