NEW YORK— "Opie& Anthony" radio show host Anthony Cumia has been fired by satellite radio company SiriusXM, which cited his "racially charged" and "hate-filled" remarks on Twitter as the reason. Cumia's remarks and postings, including tweets and retweets that were degrading to women, were "abhorrent" to SiriusXM, its spokesman Patrick Reilly said Friday.» Read More
Sirius XM Radio and Charter Communications might have been partners in broadband, but they look better apart without Time Warner Cable.
Discussing Pandora's stock drop due to a slump in listener metrics and competition in the Internet radio space, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Secuities senior analyst, and Peter Kafka, Re/code.
BRUSSELS, Feb 25- Hutchison's Three Ireland is prepared to sell radio spectrum and continue a network sharing deal with another rival in order to win EU approval of its $1 billion bid for Telefonica's O2 Ireland, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The source said Hutchison would submit its offer to the European Commission within two weeks.
Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices will buy peer TriQuint Semiconductor for about $1.6 billion in an all-stock deal to create a company that could better compete in selling chips to mobile-handset makers.
Feb 24- Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices Inc will buy peer TriQuint Semiconductor Inc for about $1.6 billion in an all-stock deal to create a company that could better compete in selling chips to mobile-handset makers. TriQuint's shares jumped 29 percent in premarket trading to $11.9, above the implied offer price of $9.73.
Feb 24- Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices Inc and TriQuint Semiconductor Inc said they would merge in an all-stock deal to create a new company with combined revenue of more than $2 billion. TriQuint shareholders will receive 1.675 shares of the combined company for every share held.
Feb 4- Satellite radio service Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a better-than-expected 12 percent rise in revenue as it added more self-paying subscribers- those who stay on after an initial promotional period. Net income fell to $65.2 million, or 1 cent per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $156.2 million, or 2 cents per share, a year earlier.
AT&T will offer a subscription to Beats Music in a package that gives as many as five family members unlimited streaming and song downloading.
Pandora cannot work without a "lot more advertising," SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer told CNBC. "The competition for me has always been free" radio, he continued.
Bob Pittman, Clear Channel chairman & CEO, discusses how his partnership with Warner Music will take radio and the music industry to the next level.
Sirius XM was slapped with a hefty lawsuit today by a small non-profit group that collects music royalties. David Hirsch, Metamorphic Ventures, discusses the impact this may have on other Internet music services.
CNBC's Julia Boorsitn talks with Mike Herring, Pandora CFO, about his thoughts on yesterday's flash freeze at the Nasdaq, and his plans to compete with Apple's iTunes Radio.
The alt-rock band's David Lowery says one of his songs would have to be played 1 million times on Pandora to earn him $16.29.
Pandora's stock continued its freefall Tuesday following reports that Apple is planning to launch a rival music streaming service.
Pandora CEO Joseph Kennedy says he will remain the top executive until a replacement is found, reports Julia Boorstin.
Pandora CEO Joseph Kennedy is suddenly leaving the company, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the sudden departure of Joe Kennedy and what it means for the company.
A decade after Apple revolutionized the music world with its iTunes store, the music industry is undergoing another, even more radical, digital transformation.
Cumulus Media is the largest country music radio broadcaster in the U.S. The company's CEO Lew Dickey, discusses ways in which he is working to keep radio relevant.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, CNBC's David Faber talks with Mel Karmazin, former Sirius XM CEO, about leaving his former company, and describes what his next dream job would look like.