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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Hurdles for XM, Sirius Union

LOS ANGELES The moment Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio said they planned to merge, the debate began over whether government regulators should let them.First, it comes down to…

Sirius, XM Plan to Unite

LOS ANGELES Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio said Monday that they would merge to create a $13 billion entity, a scenario that would end an expensive bidding war…

FCC Chair Nixes Sirius-XM Merger Concept

NEW YORK Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin signaled that the FCC would not support a Sirius-XM merger, making it clear that regulations created when the service was conceived more…

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