This excerpt taken from the XMSR DEFA14A filed Oct 10, 2007.
Consumer Benefits of the Merger Cited in Recent Filings
WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY October 10, 2007 SIRIUS Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and XM Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: XMSR) today highlighted additional support they have received for their merger in recent weeks from Members of Congress, consumer advocates, automaker Kia Motors and diverse on-air talent, including Charlie Daniels and Deepak Chopra. These recent filings with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urge approval of the merger, noting the many benefits the merger of XM and SIRIUS will offer consumers. The latest comments were added to the thousands of favorable comments from individuals, as well as from organizations such as the NAACP, the Latino Coalition, the League of Rural Voters and the Parents Television Council.