On Aug. 2, Sirius Satellite Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) released earnings for its 2005 second quarter, which ended June 30.

  • Sirius exceeded analyst estimates for its net loss and revenue. That's a major improvement from this time last year.
  • Guidance was raised again, as well. Subscriber guidance for 2005 is now 3 million, up from 2.7 million, while the total 2005 revenue projection was boosted to $225 million from $215 million.
  • Sirius also plans to refinance a portion of its more than $650 million in debt.

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