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FCC approval?

Discussion in 'Sirius XM General Discussion' started by spinner17, May 23, 2008.

  1. spinner17

    spinner17 Cool Member

    Jul 6, 2007
    I know that the DOJ decided against blocking the merger over a month ago, but I haven't heard anything about the FFC having a decision on the merger. I thought that was necessary to go ahead.

    They said they'd have an announcement by the end of april, did I miss it or something?
  2. rbl61

    rbl61 AllStar

    Jul 7, 2007
    They are still mulling it over. The old fashioned radio corporations - Clear Channel and such - have alot of pull in Washington and would love to see this tied up until Sirius and XM go broke.
  3. Geronimo

    Geronimo Native American Potentate DBSTalk Gold Club

    Mar 23, 2002
    according to the Washington Post this weekend a decision may be near---possibly by the end of June.
  4. rvd420

    rvd420 Legend

    Mar 10, 2003
    The problem is the FCC needs to find a way around their own rules that prohibit the transfer of licenses between the 2 Sat radio companies.

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