This excerpt taken from the SIRI 8-K filed Mar 21, 2007.
Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., Application for Transfer of Control of Station Authorization, Order, 18 FCC Rcd 215 (2003) (2003 Sirius Transfer of Control Order).
145 See, e.g., Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., Application for Special Temporary Authority to Operate Satellite Digital Audio Radio Serv. Complementary Terrestrial Repeaters, Order and Authorization, 16 FCC Rcd 16,773 (2001); XM Radio Inc., Request for Special Temporary Authority to Operate Additional Satellite DARS Terrestrial Repeaters, Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., Request to Modify Special Temporary Authority To Operate Satellite DARS Terrestrial Repeaters, Order and Authorization, 19 FCC Rcd 18,140 (2004); Satellite Commcns Servs. Information re: Actions Taken, Public Notice, Report No. SES-00853, File No. SES-LIC-20060721-01234 (Sept. 6, 2006); Satellite Commcns Servs. Information, Re: Actions Taken, Public Notice, Report No. SES-00861, File No. SES-LIC-20060818-01402 (Oct. 4, 2006).
Commission also reaffirmed XMs qualifications,146 and granted it special temporary authority as well.147
In addition, the combined company will benefit from a highly experienced management team from both companies.148 Accordingly, Sirius and XM remain qualified to hold and control the licenses and authorizations involved in the proposed transaction.