TITLE

Sticker Shock

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/5/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) delegates were sent to Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. According to the author, NAB delegates aims to suppress the merger between Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. In addition, various NAB members were having lapel microphones which allows them to express and convey the public on the hostility of the controversial deal which is associated with the termination on the use of analog television.
ACCESSION #
24978052

 

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