TITLE

Satcasters join in Japan

AUTHOR(S)
Schwarzacher, Lukas
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;12/19/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 54, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the merger between television broadcasters Sky Perfect Communications and Plat-One Corp. slated for spring 2004 in Japan. Realignment of Japan's satellite television industry; Snafus with the launch of digital communications satellite CS110; Increased competition from other carriers.
ACCESSION #
11785934

 

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