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About: FW: Broadcast FM/TV Venture for Africa

Wed, 24 Sep 97 08:37:00 PDT

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    WorldSpace, based in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1990 as a
    privately-held corporation to provide satellite digital direct audio
    and multimedia broadcasting services to the emerging and underserved
    regions of the world: the Middle East, Africa, the Mediterranean
    Basin, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

    The systems first satellite, AfriStar, is slated for launch in June of
    1998. The second satellite of the system, AsiaStar, is set to launch
    in December of 1998, with the third satellite, AmeriStar, slated for
    launch in June of 1999. Broadcast operations are scheduled to commence
    in December of 1998, ushering in the 21st Century and a new era of

    c WorldSpace 1997

    > Subject: Broadcast FM/TV Venture for Africa

    > I am interested in finding ways to introduce Broadcast (TV and FM)
    > antennas, transmission lines and related to the African continent.
    > Any information that would be available as to the best way to start this
    > venture would be appreciated.
    > Sincerely,
    > George R. Wilmer
    > Director of Engineering
    > SWR, Inc.
    > Ebensburg, PA. 15931
    > 1-814-472-5436
    > e-mail:

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