How does Ala Carte Work?

Discussion in 'Sirius Radios' started by klingon_master, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. Ala Carte for Sirrius starts at $6.99 in which you get 50 channels. It says the Play by Play Sports count as 25 channels. Its a little confusing because could you chose the Play by Sports which counts as 25 channels and then pick 25 other channels. Or do you have $11.95 package which is the Ala Carte + Sports. I am interested in how this Ala Carte package works exactly.
  2. ClubSteeler

    ClubSteeler Member

    A la carte deosn't work... yet...

    When it does, you pick 50 of the channels that are available a la carte, which is most of the music and talk. You can not pick "premium," channels such as Howard or Sports play by play without adding on the premium package.

    In other words:
    If you want sports play by play or Howard, you'll pay full price.

    If you only want music and a little news/talk, you can get that for $6.99.
  3. syphix

    syphix Member

    Why wouldn't a la carte work?? The Starmate 5 is available for sale, and supports a la carte programming.

    NOTE: it's the only available radio on either system that supports a la carte.
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2008
  4. HarleyJoel

    HarleyJoel Member

    According to the web site, you need an "a la carte" radio which looks like it may only be the Starmate 5 as of right now.
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2008
  5. ClubSteeler

    ClubSteeler Member

    The radio is a la carte capable, but I don't believe the web site or the service is yet capable of allowing you to select your 50 channels online. I could be wrong, but they officially have until March to implement a la carte.
  6. v1ru5

    v1ru5 Well-Known Member

    So would Sirius stars and The Foxxhole be considered premium channels?
  7. IdRatherBeSkiing

    IdRatherBeSkiing Sherbert is not and never will be ice cream

    I believe you can't do it online yet but you can do it via calling a CSR.

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