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Merger Proponents Cite Voter Poll

Seventy percent or more of voters say a la carte programming packages and a “best of both” package would be good for consumers, according to a poll released by Sirius and XM.
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Seventy percent or more of voters say a la carte programming packages and a “best of both” package would be good for consumers, according to a poll released by Sirius and XM.

They said the poll also found “very strong support” for the merger.

“Democrats and Republicans surveyed both indicated that the new programming offerings were good for consumers, and every demographic group identified in the study believed that the new programming choices would be a good deal for consumers,” the companies said.

NAB derided the survey. “Today’s poll signals the lengths to which XM and Sirius will game the system in order to achieve monopoly status,” a spokesman said.

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