XM-Sirius Fight Old-Fashioned Idea Of Market Competition

Bates, Jason
April 2007
VIA Satellite;4/1/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p1
Market Research Report
The article reports on the proposed merger of Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio. A February 2007 hearing before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Antitrust Task Force to examine the proposed merger was at the same time entertaining and frustrating. Sirius chief executive officer Mel Karmazin tried to make the case that competition for listeners is not limited to Sirius versus XM, but extends to terrestrial radio, Internet radio and portable music players.


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