Satellite Radio Love


The FCC has finally approved the XM-Sirius nuptials, but first it added some conditions to the ketubah. From the Washington Post's account:

The companies must cap prices for three years after joining and allow consumers to choose the channels they want and pay less for packages of channels. Radios that allow a la carte channel selections will eventually be available for car dashboards—the largest area of growth. The companies said they would introduce radios that receive both XM and Sirius channels.

Elsewhere in Reason: More on the merger from Radley Balko and from me.