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It was just announced not executed and they could be blocked bu FCC so I wouldn't be scared yet :

February 19, 2007
FCC Could Block Sirius Merger With XM
Sirius (SIRI) and XM (XMSR) today announced that the companies would merge in a combination that would give each company's shareholders 50% of the new firm.

The merger has one huge hurdle, the FCC. And, the agency may have good reason to block the deal.

Competition between the two companies has almost certainly kept the monthly rate to subscribers at around $12. The mergered company would almost certainly raise rates to increase revenue and try to pay down the huge debt of the companies. It is one of the reasons that the federal goverment resisted newspaper mergers for so long.

The two companies would have to make a case that they would not survive without the merger.

Douglas A. McIntyre
 

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I wonder if they will still use the same modules but offer both programming shows on it.

So if you have an xm module you can get xm and siruis, and vica verca
 

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Yes, most certainly they would keep both sets of satellites active so that all the millions of customers on both sides of the fence can keep using their existing equipment. IMHO there will be more packages to choose from. For example, for XM you can keep your current channels or you can add the "sirius only" channels (like stern and NFL) for another $7-10 per month. There's a pretty good chance all the music channels would just merge together though since they both pretty much have the same offerings.
 

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Re: I just want to add XM Traffic to my Sirius!

RaiderTT2001 said:
That would be cool!
Not possible.

Neither the XM or Sirius Audi tuners support Nav Traffic.

Won't happen.
 
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