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Carmel Group: Merger Would Result in Less Choice, Less Diversity, Higher Prices

A 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 entity.
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A 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 entity.

NAB retained the firm to review the proposed merger. Notable in the analysis, NAB says, was a “ping-pong chart” in Appendix B, which highlights several actions initiated by Sirius or XM and the subsequent parallel response of its competitor.

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