Bridge Data Becomes First Quote Vendor To Deliver Over Interactive Ku-Band Satellite

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The financial quotations business has taken its first step into interactive satellite communications as a result of a new agreement between Bridge Holding Corp. and Telcom General Corp. The $4.9 million deal calls for Telcom General to provide 600 small earth stations for use by three market data services operating under the Bridge umbrella.

The Bridge satellite system will operate at Ku-band, a higher frequency than the C-band system used by Equatorial Communications Co., the nearly-ubiquito