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February 22, 1990 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four top media and communications companies Wednesday disclosed plans for a television service that they say will be bouncing dozens of channels off satellites and into American homes by late 1993. National Broadcasting Co., Hughes Communications, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Cablevision Systems said the $1-billion Sky Cable venture will rely on compact 12-by-18-inch receiving antennas and the most powerful commercial satellites in use.
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June 20, 1990 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The cable television industry and NBC are engaged in last-minute, behind-the-scenes maneuvering to affect congressional action on a bill that could help determine the success or failure of the $1.3-billion Sky Cable project. Sky Cable is a joint venture among NBC, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., Hughes Communications Inc. and Cablevision Systems Corp.
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June 20, 1990 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The cable television industry and NBC are engaged in last-minute, behind-the-scenes maneuvering to affect congressional action on a bill that could help determine the success or failure of the $1.3-billion Sky Cable project. Sky Cable is a joint venture among NBC, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., Hughes Communications Inc. and Cablevision Systems Corp.
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February 22, 1990 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four top media and communications companies Wednesday disclosed plans for a television service that they say will be bouncing dozens of channels off satellites and into American homes by late 1993. National Broadcasting Co., Hughes Communications, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Cablevision Systems said the $1-billion Sky Cable venture will rely on compact 12-by-18-inch receiving antennas and the most powerful commercial satellites in use.
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