| Hughes Communications Contracts with
Antennas for Communications (AFC)
for Galaxy 9 Satellite Earth Station Equipment
OCALA, FLORIDA, March 23/Internet/ -- Antennas for Communications (AFC) announced that it has received a contract with Hughes Communications to provide satellite earth station equipment for the Galaxy 9 program. Under the terms of the agreement, AFC will manufacture for Galaxy 9 affiliates 3.7 meter diameter antennas, dual-beam retrofits and multi-satellite feed systems. Completion of the Galaxy 9 program is expected by 1998. Networks moving to Galaxy 9 are Viacom's MTV, Nickelodeon, Showtime, The Move Channel, and Sundance Channel, along with General Communications, Inc. and TVN Entertainment Corporation.
"AFC welcomes the opportunity to furnish Galaxy 9 affiliates with quality products in a timely fashion" said Dr. Ronald S. Posner, AFC's CEO. "For the last five years, under two previous Galaxy 5 and 7 programs, our company has supplied similar equipment to Galaxy affiliates nationwide. "We welcome the continued trust and loyalty shown by Hughes Communications and their affiliates.
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