Sept. 5, 2008
Notre Dame fans will be able to access the official football radio broadcast this season anywhere in the world through the University's relationship with Sirius Satellite Radio. Beginning this season, Sirius becomes the exclusive home of Irish football games online via Sirius Internet Radio.
A subscription to Sirius Satellite Radio is required to listen to the broadcasts. More information can be found by clicking here.
The games will be available on The Catholic Channel, Sirius Ch. 159, and will offer the pre-game and post-game shows. The Catholic Channel also offers Notre Dame men's basketball conference games during the hoops season.
The Catholic Channel also features a weekly visit with und.com's Jack Nolan each week during football season. Nolan can be heard between 3:40 and 3:50 p.m. ET.
Here is the official release from Sirius Satellite Radio -
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO ADDS EXCLUSIVE INTERNET OFFERING OF NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL TO EXISTING BROADCASTING PACKAGE
SIRIUS is Official Satellite Radio Partner of University of Notre Dame; Fighting Irish football and men's basketball games air nationwide on channel 159
Internet version of SIRIUS service will be the exclusive online radio home of Notre Dame football; Will also offer Fighting Irish men's basketball
NEW YORK - September 5, 2008 - SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the University of Notre Dame, announced today that starting this season, SIRIUS will add an exclusive Internet offering of Notre Dame sports broadcasts to its existing broadcast package.
SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR) will be the exclusive online home of every Notre Dame regular season football game and will carry every Fighting Irish regular season men's basketball game live. It marks the first time that radio broadcasts of live sporting events are available on the SIRIUS Internet Radio platform.
SIRIUS Internet Radio is the Internet version of the SIRIUS radio service, available without the use of a radio to current SIRIUS subscribers, or with the monthly subscription fee of $12.95. SIRIUS Internet Radio delivers more than 80 channels of talk, entertainment, sports and 100% commercial free music in CD-quality sound.
SIRIUS, which has aired Notre Dame sports since 2004, will continue to broadcast the university's football and basketball games nationwide on the SIRIUS radio service. All Notre Dame games air on The Catholic Channel, SIRIUS channel 159.
The Notre Dame football broadcasts are produced by ISP on the Notre Dame Radio Network.
Notre Dame's football season kicks off Saturday, September 6 (3:30 pm ET) when the Fighting Irish host the San Diego State Aztecs at storied Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, IN.
Notre Dame basketball is in action starting at the Maui Invitational tournament in Hawaii on Monday, November 24, when they will face Indiana University in a first round match-up.
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