Dow Jones To Hike CMR, PIR And International Newswires To 9.6 Kilobits/Second

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Following the upgrade of the Broadtape's bandwidth to 9.6 kilobits/second earlier this year, Dow Jones is set to tackle the same project for its Capital Markets Report, Professional Investor Report and International News Wire services, each of which now broadcasts at 300 kilobits/second.

Dow Jones has told market data vendors redistributing the news that it will commence transmitting at the higher rate on Nov. 15, according to one Dow Jones news executive. Customers have yet to be informed o