Telesphere Buy Adds B'cast, End Of Day Data To Bridge

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As expected, Bridge Information Systems has bought data vendor Telesphere. Terms of the deal, which will be completed in the next few weeks, were not disclosed. But the acquisition gives Bridge a broadcast feed capability to complement its existing interactive feed service. It will also supplement its largely fixed-income-oriented intra-day and end-of-day pricing services with Telesphere's equities-oriented services.

Telesphere's product line, including its Global Ticker real-time broadcast f