Deborah Taylor Tate

  1. FCC Approves Satellite Merger

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The FCC waited until just before 9 p.m. ET Friday evening (July 25) to announce the long-awaited merger between Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio was approved by a 3-2 conditional vote by the Commissioners, clearing the way for one big ...

  2. Sources: Satcaster Merger Close To Being Finalized

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The FCC Enforcement Bureau's Consent Decree with Sirius and XM is circulating among the FCC's five commissioners and is expected to be accepted by a narrow majority by Friday (July 25). With that acceptance is commissioner Deborah Taylor ...

  3. FCC's Copps Rejects Satellite Merger Plan

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT FCC commissioner Michael Copps, a longtime warrior against media consolidation, on Monday (July 21) voted against the proposed Sirius, XM satellite radio merger, a decision that has lingered at the FCC for more than 410 days. R&R confirmed Cop ...