SIRIUS, the satellite radio provider, announced on October 19 that it has surpassed 700,000 subscribers, and remains on track to achieve one million subscribers by the end of the year. SIRIUS passed the 700,000 mark on October 18, helped by its best month on record in September with over 69,000 new subscribers. SIRIUS is home to 65 channels of commercial-free music as well as over 55 channels of news, sports, weather, traffic information, original entertainment and call-in talk shows, for $12.95 a month, with no added premiums, and discounts for advance payments of one-year or more. SIRIUS and Ford recently announced that Ford will offer SIRIUS as a dealer-installed option in four additional models for a total of 13, and plans to offer SIRIUS as a factory-installed option on up to 20 vehicles over the next two model years. SIRIUS radios are also available in select Ford, DaimlerChrysler, BMW, Audi, Volkswagen, Nissan and Infiniti automobiles.