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XM and Sirius to merge?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by tonybelding, Feb 19, 2007.

  1. tonybelding

    tonybelding Active Member

    Aug 17, 2006
    Hamilton, Texas
    The news story:

    It's hard to see how the only two players in the satellite radio business (in the USA) can be allowed to merge. What about competition?

    On the other hand. . . The services they provide are so similar that most people have a hard time telling them apart. And, one could imagine new receivers capable of tuning in both satellites, so the increased bandwidth could be used to provide less compressed, higher quality audio. Both companies advertise CD-quality sound, neither of them have been delivering that.

    More on audio quality here:

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