internet stream length?

mcf57

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I currently still have the free internet access with one of my SIRIUS radios. I will be renewing the radio later this month. I am not sure if I will renew my internet access since it will be $2.99/month.

If I do, I understand I will get it at 128kbs which sounds good. However, something more important to me is the length of the stream. My current free 32kbs stream will last uninterrupted for 90mins before it turns off (unless I click to resume). Will a premium 128kbs stream last indefinitely or does it still have the 90min cut-off period?
 

hexagram

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My current free 32kbs stream will last uninterrupted for 90mins before it turns off (unless I click to resume). Will a premium 128kbs stream last indefinitely or does it still have the 90min cut-off period?

I suggest using a 3rd party program like stream_ON.
 

mcf57

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Well, I got my 128kbs premium stream today. I can verify that it looks like some kind of software tool will be needed in order to keep the online stream continuous. After 90 mins, it asked me "if I was still listening". Otherwise, it would of stopped. I clicked it to continue, but will have to download and install stream_on. Oh well. Too bad.
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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Well, I got my 128kbs premium stream today. I can verify that it looks like some kind of software tool will be needed in order to keep the online stream continuous. After 90 mins, it asked me "if I was still listening". Otherwise, it would of stopped. I clicked it to continue, but will have to download and install stream_on. Oh well. Too bad.

This setting seems to apply to all streams. It also affects the SL2 which is unfortunate. I think for $2.99/mo they should at least give you more time.
 

kryptonite

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This setting seems to apply to all streams. It also affects the SL2 which is unfortunate. I think for $2.99/mo they should at least give you more time.

Agreed. If they still want a time-out feature, then maybe make it 3 or 4 hours for $2.99 a month.