Sirius XM Unveils A La Carte, Best of Both Options

On Thursday, Sirius XM Radio unveiled new programming packages and pricing, including "Best of Both" options delivering content from each service and an a la carte channel menu.

With the "Best of Both" service, XM customers can get Sirius' Howard Stern, Martha Stewart Living Radio, NFL Radio and play-by-play of NFL games available through Sirius, Sirius NASCAR Radio and Playboy Radio. Sirius customers can get XM's Oprah and Friends, the Virus featuring Opie and Anthony, XM Public Radio, and NBA and NHL game coverage.

Thursday also marked the official launch of a la carte-capable radios and the unveiling of a la carte programming packages from the satellite radio company. The first a la carte-capable radio is the Sirius Starmate 5, which is now available at Best Buy, Crutchfield, RadioShack and regional retailers, Sirius said.