New Skies To Distribute Entertainment To British Forces Via Satellite

By | September 8, 2003 | Uncategorized

New Skies Satellites [NYSE: NSK], a Netherlands-based satellite communications company, has signed a long-term agreement with the Services Sound and Vision Corp. (SSVC), a registered charity set up to entertain Britain’s armed forces, for the distribution of The British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS).

SSVC will use New Skies’ NSS-7 satellite to deliver BFBS radio and television programming to British military bases throughout the Atlantic Ocean region. These include remote installations in The Falkland Islands and Ascension Island in the South Atlantic Ocean, Belize in Central America, and Goose Bay, Newfoundland in Canada.

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