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Deal to distribute films by satellite could be precursor to greater interactivity

News | 03/07/2002 5:00 am EST
An advisor to Toronto-based Galaxy Entertainment Inc. says a deal to beam films directly to its theatres could be just the beginning to making movie houses centres for more interactive entertainment. On February 26, Galaxy announced an arrangement with Ottawa-based Telesat Canada that will test the digital distribution of films via satellite, with a trial to send Drop Dead Roses to one of its theatres in Waterloo ON.

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