ADP Begins Interactive Satellite Service, Interstate/Johnson Lane Is First User

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Automatic Data Processing Inc. has begun transmitting data via two-way satellite to Interstate/Johnson Lane Corp., which has been testing satellite delivery at two of its 60 branches since early October. Using Hughes Network Systems Inc.'s interactive satellite network services, ADP will begin offering satellite transmission of market data and back- office services to some dozen firms over the course of the next year, with migration of more to follow.

According to Ralph Koehrer, senior vice

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