WildBlue is in the money

October 2006
CED;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the $350 million fund that WildBule Communications Inc., a provider of broadband Internet access via satellite, has received from a group of investors led by Liberty Media Corp. and Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC. The fund will be used by the company to refinance some debt, while a portion of $170 million will be allocated for its broadband business.


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