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ExpressVu and Star Choice win satellite slots; financing and design work begins

News | 11/23/2000 5:00 am EST

The federal government has given Canada’s two DTH companies the bandwidth they need to compete in the high-speed Internet market, but first they need partners and a solid business plan to finance the construction and launch of two new satellites. On Nov. 10, Star Choice Communications Inc and Bell ExpressVu received Industry Canada approval to co-locate Ka-band satellites in the same orbital slots as their broadcast satellites.

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