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Sirius Xm Merger

Sirius XM Chief Predicts Radio Domination: "We're Going To Be Bigger Than Clear Channel"

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mel Karmazin is on a mission. Now that the creation of Sirius XM is official, terrestrial radio's formerly brightest star is after nothing short of t...

FCC Approves Sirius-XM Merger In 3-2 Vote

AP | JOHN DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Federal regulators formally approved the merger of the nation's only two satellite radio operators Friday, ending a 16-month-long dr...

Sirius-XM Merger Close To Approval After Companies Agree To $20M Fine

AP | JOHN DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — Approval of a merger of the nation's only two satellite radio companies was imminent Thursday after the pair agreed to pay $19.7 mi...

XM plus Sirius = Satellite Radio Monopoly

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Now, after several years of competition between XM and Sirius, there will be one satellite radio company -- a monopoly created by the federal government. And you don't need me to tell you how strange that is.

Sirius-XM Merger Hangs In The Balance As FCC Split Down Party Lines

AP | JOHN DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The proposed merger of the Sirius and XM satellite radio companies appeared close to final approval Wednesday, with the sole undeci...

The XM/Sirius Radio Merger: You're Kidding, Right?

Stephanie Losee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephanie Losee

As the hours tick by while interested observers of the XM/Sirius digital radio merger await word on final approval by the FCC, it may be worthwhile to wonder how in the heck we even got here.

Sirius, XM Will Struggle To Pay Stern And Other Talent After Merger

Fortune.com | Scott Moritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Howard Stern hit the jackpot when he moved satellite radio more than three years ago. He's pocketing $80 million a year and has ...

Sirius-XM Merger Gets Federal Approval

AP | JOHN DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday approved Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.'s proposed $5 billion buyout of rival XM Satellite Radio Hold...

FCC Nearing Decision On Sirius-XM Merger

Wall Street Journal | Sarah McBride and Amy Schatz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin asked his staff to draft documents on the planned merger of Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and XM...

Once-Improbable Sirius-XM Merger Now Seems...Likely?

Wall Street Journal | Sarah McBride and Corey Boles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The proposed merger between XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. and Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. looked dead on arrival back in February, with federal re...

XM, Sirius Shareholders Approve Takeover

AP | Seth Sutel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Shareholders approved a deal Tuesday to allow Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. to acquire its rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. for about $5 billion, ...