TITLE

MEL'S SIRIUS SELL

AUTHOR(S)
Learmonth, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/13/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 51, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that executive Mel Karmazin has proposed pricing structures to the U.S. Federal Communications Communication in an effort to win approval of the merger of Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and XM Satellite Radio Inc. Karmazin aims to persuade regulators that the merger would provide listeners with more choice at lower cost. The proposed packages include a low-cost option that is well below the $12.95 charge of Sirius and XM and programs that include "Oprah and Friends."
ACCESSION #
25433021

 

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