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Re: XM and Sirius Consider Merger

Jim Haynes (
Fri, 19 Jan 2007 20:03:21 GMT

In article <>,
Klay Anderson <> wrote:

> In article <>, Neal McLain
> <> wrote:

>> PARIS -- The two big U.S. satellite-radio companies, XM and Sirius,

> Yeah, but the FCC Chairman Kevin Martin says not according to US laws:

> <>

I can understand how a merger of the two companies results in a
monopoly, and will probably result in higher charges and less consumer
choice. Yet what if only one company had entered the market in the
first place? Would the FCC have demanded that they go out and find a
competitor before allowing them a license?

jhhaynes at earthlink dot net

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