AT&T Offers Satellite As Delivery Option For Petroleum Prices

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AT&T has announced plans to develop a satellite delivery option for its Easylink electronic mail network. Although other applications are possible, the primary beneficiaries of the move will be petroleum refiners and wholesalers, many of whom currently rely on fax and dedicated printers with modems to communicate pricing information.

AT&T Easylink has long been the medium of choice for refiners seeking to distribute their prices to prospective buyers. But Omaha-based vendor Data Transmission

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