Sirius XM Radio today announced the availability of SIRIUS XM Premium Online [App Store, Free for Subscribers] for the iPhone and iPod touch, offering Sirius XM Premium Online subscribers access to 120 online radio channels.
Users of iPhone and iPod touch with an Internet subscription to SIRIUS or XM have access to exclusive sports and entertainment programming from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service, including, Oprah Radio, MLB Home Plate, Martha Stewart Living Radio, SIRIUS NFL Radio, NHL Home Ice, PGA TOUR, Opie & Anthony, Mad Dog Radio with Chris Russo, Playboy Radio, The Foxxhole comedy channel presented by Jamie Foxx, Blue Collar Comedy Radio, CNN, Fox News Talk and NPR.
SIRIUS and XM subscribers can also listen to 100% commercial-free music featuring exclusive shows from SIRIUS XM's satellite radio service such as Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour and Tom Petty's Buried Treasure, as well as 24/7 music channels such as Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio, The Grateful Dead Channel, Eminem's Shade 45, Jimmy Buffett's Radio Margaritaville, "Little Steven" Van Zandt's Underground Garage and Outlaw Country channels, B.B. King's Bluesville, Willie Nelson's Willie's Place, Elvis Radio, Siriusly Sinatra, Metropolitan Opera Radio and many others.
Unfortunately, a number of popular Sirius XM offerings, including Howard Stern and channels covering several live sporting events, are not available on the iPhone and iPod touch.
Some select programming, including MLB Play-by-Play, NFL Play-by-Play, SIRIUS NASCAR Radio, and Howard Stern, will not be available on the iPhone and iPod touch. Listeners will continue to be able to access that programming through the platforms they are currently offered on.
Current Sirius subscribers who do not have the Internet Radio package required for SIRIUS XM Premium Online for the iPhone can upgrade for an additional $2.99/month fee on top of their regular subscription, while non-subscribers can obtain the a standalone Internet Radio package for $12.95/month. Sirius is also offering a free seven-day trial for the new iPhone service.