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Path to Sirius-XM Deal Looks Clear

LOS ANGELES Shares of the satellite radio companies advanced Wednesday on renewed confidence -- fueled by comments made by top brass at Sirius and XM -- that merger approval is…

March 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT

XM, Sirius Extend Merger Deadline

NEW YORK XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio extended by two months a deadline to potentially terminate without penalty their year-old merger agreement. The original deadline would have expired…

March 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST

XM-Sirius Deal Under Fire

WASHINGTON Consumer groups renewed their attack on the proposed merger of the nation's two satellite radio companies, telling federal regulators the union would eliminate competition and hurt American consumers.The Consumer…

November 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Investors Approve XM-Sirius Linkup

NEW YORK As expected, the shareholders of Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to approve the merger between the two companies.Preliminary tabulations indicated that more than…

November 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Sirius-XM Deal Stirs Debate

WASHINGTON Opponents and supporters of the proposed Sirius-XM deal that would shrink the satellite radio universe to one provider laid their pros and cons before the FCC on Monday.The groups—ranging…

July 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT

Sirius-XM Union a Hard Sell

WASHINGTON Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin's attempt to sell policymakers on the merits of a merger between his company and its rival XM Satellite Radio was greeted with skepticism and outright…

April 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT

Sirius, Chrysler Team for TV

NEW YORK Sirius Satellite Radio is getting into the satellite TV business. In an industry first, Chrysler will be the initial auto manufacturer to offer Sirius Backseat TV in select…

March 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT

XM-Sirius Hearings Target Content

WASHINGTON The debate over the proposed XM-Sirius merger quickly devolved into an argument about racy content Tuesday as a Senate panel began its examination of the $13 billion deal.Sen. Sam…

March 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT

Sirius-XM: 'We're Not a Monopoly'

WASHINGTON By the time the two-hour, 20-minute congressional hearing into the proposed $13 billion Sirius-XM merger ended late Wednesday afternoon, Mel Karmazin was getting a little hot under the collar…

March 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EST

XM-Sirius Would Nab 3.5% of Market

NEW YORK If the two satellite radio companies, Sirius and XM Satellite Radio, get the green light from regulators to merge,the combined concern would capture almost 3.5 percent of all…

February 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST