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  1. Sirius, XM To Merge In Canada

    November 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST More than two years after Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Radio merged in the United States to form Sirius XM Inc., Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., XM Canada’s parent company, has announced a definitive agreement to combine Sirius Canada Inc ...

  2. AT&T Revamps Mobile Music Services

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator AT&T is revamping its entire mobile music offerings by merging several new and existing services into a single application called AT&T Music. The move combines applications like Music ID, streaming radio services, lyrics ...

  3. Briefs: Tenenbaum Jury Selection, Kenny Chesney, Verizon

    July 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- A recap from the first day of the Joel Tenenbaum file sharing trial as covered by Ben Sheffner. A blurb: "Nearly the entire day was consumed with what Gertner termed "one very long, very tortured day of jury selection." It starte ...

  4. Jesus Salas Joins America TeVe Team

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radio veteran and former XM Radio senior PD/Latin Jesús Salas has been named senior director of programming and promotions for America TeVe. He will oversee all of the TV company's programming and promotions but will continue work with Sirius ...

  5. Digital Briefs: Sony BMG, AOL, RealNetworks and more

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sony BMG has licensed its catalog to the PlayPhone mobile content service, which includes ringtones, voice tones games and images. PlayPhone powers the mobile media services of such outlets as Wal-Mart Mobile, RealArcade Mobile, ABC Television, ...

  6. XM, MySpace Team For Talent Search

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio is teaming with MySpace for an online hip-hop and R&B talent search called "Show Us What Ya Got!" Interested artists must submit an original song on XM's MySpace page before Aug. 31 to be considered. A panel o ...

  7. XM Links With Lolla For Exclusive Coverage

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT XM Radio will offer exclusive live coverage of this year's Lollapalooza music festival, set for Aug. 3-5 at Chicago's Grant Park. XM's alternative channel "Ethel" (XM 47) will begin broadcasting on the opening day of the f ...

  8. Live Earth Links With XM Radio For Coverage

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT XM Radio and Live Earth are partnering to provide live 24-hour satellite radio coverage of the July 7 global concert series, set for Australia, China, Africa, England, Turkey, Brazil and the United States. Beginning July 6, fans can listen to cove ...

  9. XM Suspends Opie & Anthony For On-Air Comments

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT XM Radio has suspended Gregg "Opie" Hughes and Anthony Cumia, hosts of "The Opie & Anthony Show," and ceased broadcast of the show for 30 days, effective immediately. XM said in a statement today it "deplored the comme ...

  10. Alabama Reps Oppose XM, Sirius Merger

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Alabama House of Representatives has voiced opposition to the proposed merger of XM Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio. House members unanimously passed a resolution this morning urging the U.S. Attorney General and the FCC to oppose the merger ...

  11. Major Labels Sue XM Satellite Radio

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The major record companies have sued XM Satellite Radio over its XM + MP3 service claiming "massive wholesale infringement" of their recordings. The suit, filed today (May 16) in the federal District The major record companies have sued ...

  12. Major Labels Sue XM Satellite Radio

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims 'massive wholesale infringement.' The major record companies have sued XM Satellite Radio over its XM + MP3 service claiming "massive wholesale infringement" of their recordings. The suit, filed today (May 16) in th ...

  13. XM Shares Fall As Director Shouts 'Crisis'

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trading in XM Satellite Radio shares were recovering slightly this morning (Feb. 16) from the news of the resignation of one of its board members, Pierce J. Roberts, Jr., who wrote in a letter to the Trading in XM Satellite Radio shares were recov ...

  14. Network Live To Offer John Mayer Trio

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show will broadcast live Nov. 23 on AOL, XM. Network Live continues its slate of live concert broadcasts with the John Mayer Trio on Nov. 23. The company—which is a joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG—will broadcast the show live ...

  15. Network Live Recruits Three Execs

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. Andrew Thau has been recruited ...

  16. Keynotes Set For Digital Ent & Media Expo

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Event being held November 30-December 1 in L.A. The 2005 Digital Entertainment & Media Expo, organized by VNU Expositions and being held at the Hyatt Regency Century City Plaza in L.A., will feature keynote speakers Christie Hefner (chairman/C ...

  17. Canadian Groups Protest Sat Radio Decision

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of Canadian content creators on June 27 formally asked the federal cabinet to overturn a June 16 decision by Canada's broadcast regulator that allows U.S.-based rivals XM Satellite Radio H TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- A coa ...

  18. MSN Music Doles Out Free Tunes

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MSN has launched a promotional and advertising campaign in support of its MSN Music store, highlighted by an offer giving five free music downloads to anyone who purchases a track from the service. Th MSN has launched a promotional and advertising ...

  19. XM Strikes $650 Million Baseball Deal

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged an 11-year, $650 million deal with Major League Baseball. NEW YORK (Billboard Radio Monitor) -- Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival S ...

  20. XM Strikes $650 Million Baseball Deal

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged an 11-year, $650 million deal with Major League Baseball. Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged a ...

  21. Digital Piracy Shifts To Radio

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Technologies that let people record satellite and Internet radio broadcasts digitally are opening a new front in the recording industry's war on music piracy. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Technologies that let people record satellite and Internet radi ...

  22. Satellite, Web Radio Emerge As New Piracy Front

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Technologies that enable digital recording of satellite and Internet radio broadcasts are opening a new front in the recording industry's war on music piracy. Technologies that enable digital recording of satellite and Internet radio broadcas ...

  23. XM, Starbucks Brew Up Major Alliance

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio has forged a multi-year strategic marketing alliance with the Starbucks Coffee Co. Under the terms of the agreement, XM this fall will launch a "Starbucks Hear Music" channel, featu XM Satellite Radio has forged a mult ...

  24. XM Planning Home Entertainment Products

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio says it will begin developing and marketing high-end products for the home through a new relationship with Antex Electronics, a Gardena, Calif.-based maker of satellite receivers. XM Satellite Radio says it will begin developing ...

  25. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are ha ...

  26. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  27. XM Satellite Radio Shows Gains

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expected subscriber gains in the first quarter of 2004 in what many analysts believe is a critical year for building consumer acceptance of the nascent satelli XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expec ...

  28. XM Satellite Radio Shows Gains

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expected subscriber gains in the first quarter of 2004 in what many analysts believe is a critical year for building consumer acceptance of the nascent satelli XM Satellite Radio reported greater-than-expec ...