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Satellite Operator News Report #2:

-INTELSAT COVERS PRESIDENT CLINTON'S VISIT TO CHINA

2nd July 1998
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Editor: Neil Anthony Powell
Email: uksat@sat-net.com or uk-sat@usa.net
UK Satellite Control: http://www.sat-net.com/uk-satellite/
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INTELSAT COVERS PRESIDENT CLINTON'S VISIT TO CHINA

        Washington, D. C., 1 July 1998 -- INTELSAT announced today that
four of its
satellites are being used to cover the visit of President Clinton to
China,
the first visit by a U.S. President in a decade.  The INTELSAT
satellites
being used are located at 60E, 62E, 174E and 177E.

        INTELSAT is working with the Chinese broadcaster, CCTV (via
China Telecom),
to transmit coverage of the visit to broadcasters throughout Asia and
North
America, and has more than 150 occasional-use services confirmed.  Harry

Mahon, INTELSAT's Director for Worldwide Video Services, commented, "We
are
pleased to be able to provide customers with the coverage and
flexibility
they need to globally broadcast these historic world events, such as
this
Presidential visit."



(C) 1998 Neil Anthony Powell. a service provided by UK Satellite Control

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