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September 13, 2010 09:32 ET

Research on SIRIUS XM Radio and Entercom Communications -- Radio Ga Ga

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the broadcasting -- radio industry and has completed analytical research on SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

Broadcasting companies are down as a group but primarily because of a widening gap between satellite and standard broadcasters. Satellite radio revenues are outperforming standard broadcasters handily. This disparity seems to stem from the manner in which revenue is generated and performance during an economic downturn. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the broadcasting -- radio industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and Entercom Communications Corp.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Standard broadcasters primarily operate on profits gained from advertisements. The current economic downturn has caused many companies to cut costs and radio advertisements are being eliminated or scaled back. Broadcasters are optimistic that a rebounding economy will lead to expanded advertising budgets. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Satellite broadcasters have seen success during the downturn primarily because it's a subscriber service. Despite lower consumer spending numbers, subscription numbers have stayed fairly constant, helping to steady profit margins. Satellite broadcasters do face some trouble, as many on-air contracts are due for renewal. Companies were willing to overspend initially to quickly grow a customer base but now that the customer base is in place, many are hesitant to dole out the same exorbitant contracts to major on-air personalities. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the broadcasting - radio industry.

The broadcasting business may be down but standard broadcasters could get a boost from a rebounding economy. Conversely, satellite radio may be doing well at the moment, but the decisions regarding expiring contracts could alter profits.

During the second quarter of this year, satellite radio SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. saw its profit at $15.3 million on revenue of $699.8 million, whilst Entercom Communications Corp. saw its net revenue rose by 4% to $105.8 million. Investors can register for free to access the research reports on SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and Entercom Communications Corp. at or

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