TS News - ABC, Optus Sign Satellite Deal

TELE-satellit News, 26 June 1997

ABC, Optus Sign Satellite Deal
  SYDNEY, Australia, 97/06/26 (TS) -- The Australian Broadcasting
Corporation has signed a deal with Optus to relay its television
programming for remote regions on Optus satellites. ABC will send ABC-TV,
Radio National and ABC-FM on the Aurora service for reception in remote
areas by individuals with their own dishes, or to retransmission centers in
small towns. The deal was said to be worth A$30-million.
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