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February 6, 1998 | Reuters
Kraft Foods and Grey Advertising unveiled a deal with cable TV operator Tele-Communications Inc. to develop ways to target ads to specific households. Using TCI's digital network, the alliance will create "sophisticated micro-marketing advertising vehicles that reach consumers with targeted messages on a household-by-household basis," the companies said. One of the first applications will be to tailor and deliver ads to urban and suburban markets within the same region, the companies said.
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BUSINESS
December 5, 1998 | From Reuters
The European Commission said on Friday it had opened an in-depth probe into the proposed joint venture between AT&T Corp. and British Telecommunications. At the same time, it cleared a separate $48-billion merger between AT&T and U.S. cable giant Tele-Communications Inc., saying their union would have little impact on competition in Europe.
BUSINESS
May 29, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
TCI in Talks to Carry News Corp. News Channel: The talks between Tele-Communications Inc. and the Rupert Murdoch-owned company could include TCI getting a 20% stake in the planned news channel. Sources said no decision on equity has been reached, but News Corp. hopes to get significant distribution of its 24-hour news channel on the nation's largest cable-system operator. Murdoch is offering cable-system operators $10 per subscriber to carry his Fox 24-hour news channel.
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