Latest Pace Set-Top Customer: BellSouth

Estrella, Joe
July 2000
Multichannel News;07/24/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p62
Reports that Pace Micro Technology plc will supply BellSouth Corp. with hundreds of thousands of digital set-tops, making it the first telecommunication firm to enter the direct-to-home (DTH) satellite business with a non-resale offering. BellSouth's plan to use the set-top boxes to launch its plans for offering DTH satellite services to its service territory.


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