More On Bridge's Telesphere Plans

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As IMD was going to press, a deal for Bridge to buy Telesphere was still expected, but had not yet been finalized. However, more details about the logic driving the talks emerged.

Telesphere brings a strong delivery mechanism--the Global Ticker broadcast data feed--to the picture, while Bridge brings the content, according to one source. This source says that Bridge has stronger content than Telekurs, which supplies much of Telesphere's non-US data. Bridge has better emerging markets coverage

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