FCC Approves Sirius, XM Satellite Radio Merger

After 17 months of negotiation, the Federal Communications Commission has approved the merger of XM and Sirius Satellite Radio. The two sat-rad providers have been tied up in merger talks since February 2007, and after a host of stipulations were laid out and some hefty fines paid, the final path to 900 channels of… » 7/26/08 11:20am 7/26/08 11:20am

XM, Sirius Take Another Baby Step Toward Merger

Ha! You thought that Department of Justice approval was the finish line for the long, drawn out satellite radio merger? Well, it wasn't, but the end is getting closer as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin is reportedly officially backing the merger. There were also some interesting concessions made … » 6/16/08 3:40pm 6/16/08 3:40pm