Former FCC Chair Throws Support Behind XM/Sirius Merger
September 5, 2007 at 8:51 AM (PT)
XM SATELLITE RADIO and SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO have picked up the support of Former FCC Chairman MARK FOWLER for their pending merger.
"We are extremely pleased to receive support from one of the most highly regarded thought leaders in the communications industry," said Chairman of XM GARY PARSONS and SIRIUS CEO MEL KARMAZIN in a joint statement. "As the longest serving Chairman of the FCC in our nation's history, Mr. FOWLER has had a lasting impact on global communications. His backing of this merger further illustrates the benefits a combined SIRIUS and XM will bring to audio entertainment consumers."