(via Billboard Radio Monitor)
Fox News Radio senior VP Kevin Magee tells Billboard Radio Monitor that heâ€™s still ready to take a call from Sirius. â€œTheyâ€™ve got my cell phone number, but I havenâ€™t had a call from them yet,â€� he told Monitor in a brief interview yesterday.
Magee quashed the rumor that XM received a sweetheart deal from Fox News because of XM's relationship with DirecTV. Both Fox and DirecTV are controlled by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
"That's just nonsense," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "We never asked a penny more from Sirius than from XM," he said.
Sirius did not return reporters calls seeking comment. READ MORE
One thing this artical did not talk about and the reporter forgot to ask the FOX VP, was why FOX and XM took out "co-ads" (that XM and FOX paid for) that Said, "There's one sure way to get Fox News Channel on satellite radio in '06 Subscribe to XM." (more) It is hard to belive anything that comes out of a FOX spokesperson after they play games like that when SIRIUS and FOX were still in so called talks, you can think what you want about this deal or no deal and chat about it here