SiriusXM Inks Deal to Carry Fox News Channels
The deal, which starts Oct. 18 and runs through 2019, also adds Fox Business and the Fox News Talk radio shows.
SiriusXM radio has inked a deal allowing it to carry Fox News Channel through 2019. The pact also adds Fox Business Network to the satellite provider's lineup beginning Oct. 18.
The new and expanded arrangement also allows SiriusXM to stream the two Fox channels, as well as the Fox News Talk radio shows, over the Internet.
Fox News Talk includes personalities such as Tom Sullivan, Brian Kilmeade, John Gibson and Alan Colmes. Fox Business' hosts include Lou Dobbs, Liz Claman, Charlie Gasparino and Neil Cavuto, among others.
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"This is good for Fox News, for SiriusXM and for the people we both work for, the American public," said Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.
SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer added, "Fox News is an undeniable force in news, and its personalities attract a large audience nationwide."
Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.