Fox Data Contracts
OCALA, FLORIDA, September 11 /Internet/ -- Antennas for Communications (AFC) announced that it has contracted with Fox Data, a unit of Fox Broadcasting Co., to provide multi-satellite feed earth station equipment for Fox affiliates in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, AFC will manufacture and upgrade existing Fox affiliate antennas with advanced multi-satellite antenna feeds systems that have the unique capability of increasing antenna performance. Completion of the project is expected by the start of 2001.
"Modern digital compression technology requires superb antenna performance for quality television distribution" said Dr. Ronald S. Posner, AFC's CEO. "Fox continues to prepare its affiliates' satellite reception equipment for the broadcasting demands of the 21st century."
This multi-satellite feed project is a continuation of AFC's earlier contract to provide satellite earth station equipment for Fox affiliates in the United States. In support of the Fox contract, Fox intends to subcontract installation services to Andrew Corporation.
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