XM Radio Online Available Through Microsoft´s Windows Media Player 10 and XP 2005 October 13, 2004 -- Washington -- XM Satellite Radio announced that XM's commercial-free music and other exclusive programming is now available through Microsoft's Windows Media Player 10 and Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. XM is offering its new premium Internet radio service XM Radio Online through Microsoft's Windows Media Player 10 and Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. Microsoft users can choose XM Radio Online simply by clicking on the Windows Media Player 10 Digital Media Mall or through the Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Online Spotlight. "We are thrilled to be working with Microsoft to offer XM Radio Online to millions of Windows XP users nationwide," said Hugh Panero, president and CEO of XM Satellite Radio. "With the click of a mouse, you can hear all of the amazing music choices available on XM, as well as exclusive shows like the brand-new morning program hosted by the 'voice of public radio' Bob Edwards." "Microsoft is pleased to be working with XM Satellite Radio to deliver a unique and compelling entertainment experience to all Windows XP users," said Chad Hodge, group manager in the Windows Digital Media Division for Microsoft Corp. "XM Radio Online offers an incredible range of music for every conceivable taste without commercial interruption and is a fantastic addition to the entertainment options we offer through Windows Media Player 10 and Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Online Spotlight." XM Radio Online subscribers listen to XM over the Internet for a monthly fee of $7.99. XM Satellite Radio subscribers receive a discounted rate for XM Radio Online of $3.99 a month.