XM and Sirius extend merger deadline, blame FCC for not understanding their love
merger soap opera never ends, does it? Although the original deal allowed for either company to walk away risk free on March 1 if government regulators didn't approve, the two companies have looked each other deeply in the eye and re-affirmed their love for each other -- for another two months. That's right, they've only extended the deadline for a whopping eight more weeks -- it's like no one at either company has noticed that this no part of this process has actually been on schedule or gone smoothly. Seriously, if we thought we could put a merger on deathwatch, we might actually do that here. Ah well, here's to young love -- too bad most of those stories end up with everyone dead, eh?
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