sirius xm logoWASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Feb 29, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- XM Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: XMSR) and SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that the companies have agreed not to exercise their rights to terminate the Merger Agreement until May 1, 2008.

The closing of the pending merger remains subject to satisfaction of all applicable conditions, including approval from the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission. For more information on the SIRIUS-XM merger, please visit www.XMmerger.com or www.SIRIUSmerger.com.

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