Mel Karmazin is leaving.
John Malone is taking over SiriusXM.
And satellite radio as we have come to know it is over.
In the world of mergers and acquisitions, SiriusXM’s role has less to do with how successful it is and more to do with what benefits it can bring to the new owners.
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- The death knell for satellite radio. Big changes ahead in 2013 for them and for those who compete with them. I’ll detail it.
- Why John Malone bought enough stock on the open market to push Mel out. The answer may surprise you.
- What’s next for Mel Karmazin after running Infinity, CBS and SiriusXM. I think he’s got a job in his sights and we’ll talk about it.
- Is Mel about to become a CEO at another radio company? Imagine if he and not Bob Pittman had been hired by Bain to run Clear Channel. We’re not the only ones asking that question.
- What happens to the 25 million SiriusXM subscribers who were used to a radio guy running the company.
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