Over on the SIRIUS FAN NETWORK, they found this article today in the National Journal's Insider Update....
Satellite radio operators are free to offer local content says FCC Chairman Kevin Martin.
The NAB opposes local programming by satellite radio, defending their position by saying satellite radio companies were licensed for national radio programming services exclusively.
Currently SIRIUS and XM offer local weather and traffic reports, but both companies have been signaling they may offer even more local content, including local news.
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