Report Slams Sirius XM Merger

Law360, New York (April 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A merger between Sirius and XM satellite radio providers would create an 800-pound media gorilla that could stifle competition, giving consumers and content providers far less choice and set a number of bad precedents, according to a research report released Tuesday.

“If this merger were approved, every subscriber would be beholden to a single satellite radio monopoly, resulting in less service, less affordability, less diversity and less choice in content and hardware,” The Carmel Group said in a report released on Tuesday.

Referring to Sirius Satellite...
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