This excerpt taken from the SIRI 8-K filed Mar 21, 2007.
creating benefits for consumers rather than taking them away (particularly because the combined companys service will require a paid subscription)a result that is decidedly pro-competitive. Meanwhile, barriers to entry into this already dynamic market will remain low notwithstanding the proposed transaction, as demonstrated by the development of wireless networks and the availability of other spectrum bands. The viability of market entry by new entities will protect the ability of consumers to access audio entertainmentand that of programmers to distribute itthrough a variety of competitive means.
For the above reasons, the proposed merger is clearly in the public interest, and the Applicants request that the FCC expeditiously grant the Application.