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Archive for August 16th, 2007

Thrane & Thrane Sells ESL

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Thrane & Thrane has sold its German-based European Satellite Link (ESL) subsidiary, the company announced August 14, in a deal which is expected to close later this month. After a negotiation process with a…

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Integral Systems Launches Tender Offer

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Integral Systems, a satellite systems provider, has begun a tender offer to purchase shares of its common stock, the company announced August 14. Integral is offering to purchase up to 1,850,000 shares of…

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MultiChoice SA Chooses OpenTV

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MultiChoice South Africa (MCSA), a DTH operator in south Africa, is teaming up with OpenTV as it prepares to rollout advanced digital television services on its DStv platform across South Africa, the companies announced August 14. MCSA is investigating High Definition Personal Video Recorders (PVRs) with…

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DirecTV Signs Deal To Boost Broadband Prospects

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DirecTV, the U.S. pay-TV operator, has signed a deal with the Current Group, which will boost its position in the broadband space, the company announced August 15. The wholesale distribution deal will enable DirecTV to offer its customers Current’s BPL (Broadband Over Powerline) high-speed Internet…

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Sirius Enhances Video Options to Customers

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Sirius Satellite Radio is launching two new services which offer enhanced video options and portable audio entertainment to customers, the company announced August 15. Sirius is launching the first satellite radio tuner that can receive Sirius Backseat TV. The SCV1 satellite radio tuner delivers three…

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BSAT-3a and Spaceway 3 Successfully Launched

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Arianespace has successfully launched two satellites, Spaceway 3 and BSAT-3a into orbit, the company announced August 14. An Ariane 5 rocket lifted both communications satellites into space yesterday at 7:44 p.m. EDT (23:44 GMT) from Ariane Launch Complex 3 in Kourou, French Guiana. Spaceway 3 is a Hughes…

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