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ARCTEK transmits World Series for FOX Sports International
ARCTEK Satellite Productions provided transmission services of MLB’s 2005 World Series for FOX Sports International. ARCTEK was responsible for providing facilities for the Hispanic broadcasts of Games One and Two from Chicago’s U.S. Cellular Field.

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Snell & Wilcox appoints Goldstein as Americas president

Jonathan Goldstein has been appointed Americas president of Snell & Wilcox. He succeeds Dick Crippa, who will continue to serve the company in a part-time role as non-executive chairman.

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Turner, MLB extend Braves coverage deal

Turner Sports and MLB have reached a new long-term extension agreement to continue telecasting Atlanta Braves baseball games nationally on TBS through the 2012 season. As part of the agreement, Turner will continue to air about 125 Major League Baseball games on TBS and Turner South.

The new agreement guarantees a minimum of 45 games on national carrier TBS through the life of the contract.

Alltel, MobiTV launch mobile TV

Alltel and MobiTV have begun offering live television broadcasts and made-for-mobile content to wireless customers. Alltel will offer 25 channels initially through the service, including ESPN 3GTV and FOX Sports. The service will cost $9.99 per month.

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Zee TV acquires VelocityHD

Zee TV, India's pioneering Hindi entertainment channel and the largest producer and aggregator of Hindi programming in the world, has purchased four Leitch VelocityHD non-linear editing systems.

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