Reuters Tests New Contributor Devices, Prepares To Shift Contributors From Monitor To IDN

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Reuters is currently beta-testing a new contributor interface, called Marketlink, that will facilitate a planned shift of contributed data from its aging Monitor network to its Integrated Data Network (IDN). IDN will support a higher rate of data updates than Monitor can, and it will be able to handle record- based data.

Reuters is also developing a contributor interface for the Reuter Terminal that will send contributed data over IDN, rather than the Monitor network. Reuters officials hope t

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