Friday, August 18, 2006

Digital Broadcasters|WorldSpace Renews CNNI

Worldspace Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: WRSP), has extended its global digital broadcasting relationship with CNN International (CNNI).

The three-year contract renewal covers Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. CNNI is being carried on WORLDSPACE's satellites -- AsiaStar and AfriStar.

WoldSpace offers a fee based, satellite radio service. Currently its line up comprises 80 radio channels including the BBC, CNN, Virgin Radio UK, NDTV and RFI.

The deal was signed by Maggie Eales, SVP of Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited and Billy Sabatini, vice president of global content, Worldspace satellite radio.

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