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Cablecos looking to Bell ExpressVu for exclusive delivery of diginet signals

News | 07/18/2002 4:00 am EDT

The unavailability of some digital specialty channel signals such as CourtTV Canada via Canadian Satellite Communications Inc. (Cancom) is edging some cable operators to turn to Bell ExpressVu LP for satellite delivery to their headends. A more reasonably priced Tandberg receiver/descrambler capable of providing the ExpressVu-supplied digital signals to CherryPickers and Motorola Headend in the Sky (HITS) equipment is also making it easier for cablecos to go with the BCE Inc.-owned satellite relay distribution undertaking (SRDU).

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