XM-Sirius Merger Nears Approval, Comes Down To One Commissioner's Vote

And here she is. After FCC commissioner Johnathan Adelstein withdrew his support today, the vote is now deadlocked and awaiting the yea or nay from Deborah Taylor Tate, a Republican who is expected to approve the merger so all of this can finally be over and done with (something tells me a large batch of high-end… » 7/23/08 3:05pm 7/23/08 3:05pm

XM and Sirius Promise Cheaper A La Carte Offerings if Merger Deal is…

Picking and choosing your favorite stations on XM and Sirius Satellite Radio might be a delightful result of the merger between the two companies, at least that's what the companies are saying will happen if their proposed deal goes through the FCC gauntlet. That's just the beginning, too, because the companies add… » 7/23/07 1:15pm 7/23/07 1:15pm

Sirius and XM Pimp Congress for Merger, Say Prices Won't Be Raised

As the Sirius and XM satellite radio services continue to seek U.S. government approval for that much-discussed merger, the companies tossed out a few details of the proposed marriage in a document filed with the feds. As Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin (pictured in car above) told a House judiciary committee antitrust task… » 3/22/07 10:32am 3/22/07 10:32am