BRIEF TRANSMISSIONS

BRIEF TRANSMISSIONS

Reuters Asia plans to launch SDS2 service to customers in Far East in December. As with recently-launched Latin American version (MTR, May 1987), Asian SDS2 will use Intelsat's Intelnet I service to broadcast to Equatorial dishes. Reuters uplink is atop Exchange Square in Hong Kong. Separately, Reuters has launched Schwarzatron options service in Europe.

Plan by FM quote vendor Telemet America, Inc. to launch U.K. version has fallen apart. Telemet U.K. Ltd. -- joint venture between U.S. firm

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