The London Stock Exchange and Turner Broadcasting Co. are near a final decision on whether to launch a high-speed satellite ticker in Europe (MTR, October 1987). The service would piggyback on Turner's current Intelsat feed of Cable News Network, and enable users to receive a stream of real-time financial information through a small Ku-band dish.
It is by no means certain whether the project -- which has been testing for almost a year -- will receive the green light. It would face many hurdle
Bill Murphy, CTO of Blackstone, once again joins the podcast to discuss the private equity firm's new offices, designed to house its innovations team.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails