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Monday, 24 March 2008 ,  Written by Jerry Del Colliano Jr.
XM and Sirius Finally Allowed to Merge by DOJ
After an impossibly long and painful debate by the department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, the number one and number two satellite providers, XM and Sirius, will be allowed to merge - barring approval from the FCC. Lobbyist groups financed by failing terrestrial radio companies fought to block the merger as radio, once the darling of Wall Street along with the dotcom stocks of the late 1990s, are sucking wind with investors and listeners alike. And much like their former lovers, the major record labels, terrestrial radio is now fighting every new technology at every turn. That was a method for disaster for the labels and will not suit terrestrial radio very well either as they are losing their core Boomer and Gen Xer listeners and will never even have a chance to reach the up-and-coming Generation Y users as they ...
Thursday, 08 March 2007 ,  Written by Jerry Del Colliano Jr.
Among satellite radio’s early adopters, the difference in programming between XM and Sirius is up for debate and a matter of personal taste. Both systems are good and have unique draws for consumers to consider before signing up. I have been a subscriber to both systems and prefer Sirius’ programming specifically because of their musical programming and the added bonus of Howard Stern repeats on the weekend. One thing I can say in terms of signal strength, XM worked far better, especially during my nine to 10 minute drive-up a long canyon here in Los Angeles. Despite navigating through sometimes narrow, mountain passes en route to my property there are easily a dozen drop outs, which ironically isn’t the case with my Sprint cell phone. With XM, the service up the canyon wasn’t perfect but it was significantly more reliable.
Monday, 19 February 2007 ,  Written by
XM Satellite Radio and SIRIUS Satellite Radio today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, under which the companies will be combined in a tax-free, all-stock merger of equals with a combined enterprise value of approximately $13 billion, which includes net debt of approximately $1.6 billion.
Wednesday, 06 December 2006 ,  Written by
Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. expects to offer a live television service in cars by late 2007, and deals with content providers may be set as early as January, Chief Executive Mel Karmazin said.
Friday, 10 February 2006 ,  Written by Bryan Dailey
Subaru of America and Sirius Satellite Radio have jointly announced that some of the 2007 model year vehicles will offer SIRIUS as an exclusive port and dealer installed option beginning from May this year in the 2007 Subaru Forester. However, for the 2007 Subaru Impreza this option will be included starting August 2006.A free 3 month service package will be included for all vehicles installed with SIRIUS. Currently SIRIUS is being offered in vehicles such as Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti and Jaguar, just to name a few. With Subaru, SIRIUS further expands its market in the car industry.
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