Sirius extends carriage of Fox News

Sirius extends carriage of Fox News through August 2019

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Satellite radio operator Sirius XM Radio Inc. said Wednesday that it is extending its agreement to carry the audio feed of Fox News Channel through August 2019. It also agreed to add broadcasts of the audio feed of Fox Business Network.

Carriage of the audio feed of both pay TV networks is exclusive to Sirius and its 25 million subscribers. Both channels will also be added to its Internet radio lineup for the first time.

Shares of Sirius were up 5 cents, or 1.2 percent, at $3.69 in midday trading Wednesday, while shares of 21st Century Fox were up 40 cents, or 1.3 percent, at $32.11.

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