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FCC's Martin Calls for Additional Sat Merger Conditions
Washington - Jul 11, 2008 - In a press briefing, Kevin Martin, chairman of the FCC, said that he would consider imposing additional conditions on the Sirius/XM merger. Martin has already said that he will approve the merger with certain conditions in place. Martin noted that none of the other commissioners had expressed concerns about the deal, but none had made any proposals for additional terms.
Martin asks the other commissioners to decide what they want and propose it. He hopes to be able to vote on the transaction at the Commission's next meeting on Aug. 1, 2008.
Martin's approval conditions include creating 24 channels for noncommercial and minority programming, a company pledge to cap subscription rates, and offer a la carte subscriptions packages.
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