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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…

Sirius Boosts Forecast

NEW YORK Sirius Satellite Radio Tuesday raised its year-end subscriber forecast to 6.3 million, up 300,000 from its January projection and 100,000 from a forecast in May.The guidance, made during…

Sirius Pays CBS $2 Mil. to Settle Suit

NEW YORK Howard Stern and CBS Corp. today said they had reached a settlement in a breach-of-contract lawsuit brought by the CBS Radio unit against the radio shock jock.As part…

ESPN Desportes Radio Joins Sirius

NEW YORK ESPN Deportes Radio, which is broadcast on 16 AM stations in markets across the country, this week signed an agreement with Sirius Satellite Radio to carry the 24-hour…

Ryan Aids La Quinta-Sirius Promo

DALLAS Ryan Partnership here is providing point-of-sale services in a joint marketing effort by hotel chain La Quinta and Sirius Satellite Radio, the agency said.The promotion targets business travelers and…

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