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  1. BenS

    BenS Stunt Coordinator

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    Howard just had a few callers tell him they threatend to switch to Sirius and XM reduced their monthly fees to $3 a month. Worth a try to get a rebate for the monthly fees from XM. The were also offered a $150 free radio.
     
  2. Ronald Epstein

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    Ben,

    I had to look at your post a few times to
    understand what you were talking about.

    Okay...

    This is actually true. A friend of mine
    threatened to cancel the XM subscription that
    came with his Honda vehicle (he has an ipod) and
    was offered a substantially reduced yearly rate
    in order not to cancel. I think he is paying $70-$80
    a year, which adds up to at most, around $6.66 a month.

    I have also cancelled an XM radio subscription
    (when I sold my old car and bought a new one) and
    was offered a deal to come back at (I think) $5
    less per month -- the same price they offer those
    who own a second XM radio.

    So, yes, from what I understand, if you threaten
    to leave XM radio, they do woo you back with a
    better price offer.

    My only fear is once this information becomes
    widespread, the deal is going to be defunct.
     
  3. Mark Bendiksen

    Mark Bendiksen Screenwriter

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    A legitimate concern, especially if it was announced on Howard's radio show. Also, I don't want to play the part of "high and mighty moralist" here, but I wouldn't recommend that my fellow HTFers do this, not unless they really are considering jumping ship from XM Radio to Sirius. Just my $.02, of course...
     
  4. Doug^Ch

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    [q][q] I don't want to play the part of "high and mighty moralist" here

    Well, I will play that part. If you have no intention of dropping XM, that is one mighty cheap and sleazy thing to do.
     
  5. TheLongshot

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    Sirius does a similar sort of thing, but not quite as good of a deal. (I think they offer a couple of months free.)

    Jason
     

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