Carmel Group Releases XM/Sirius Merger Study
April 3, 2007 at 6:58 AM (PT)
A proposed merger between XM and SIRIUS would result in "less service, less affordability, less diversity, and less choice in content and hardware," according an 11-page study from THE CARMEL GROUP, a telecommunications research group based in CARMEL, CA.
THE CARMEL GROUP was retained by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS (NAB) to review the proposed merger. Central to the analysis was their "ping-pong chart" located in Appendix B, which highlights several actions initiated by either SIRIUS or XM and the subsequent parallel response of their competitor.
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