THE HAGUE, June 2nd 2003 – PEPC Worldwide, a global distributor of digital newspaper editions from publishers around the world,today announced Satellite Newspapers as the new company name. Satellite Newspapers’ main product, the International Newspaper KiOSK, a fully automated newspaper-vending machine, will be rebranded as Satellite Newspaper KiOSK. Both the new company name and the new product name will take effect as from June 2nd 2003 onwards.
Satellite Newspapers will operate and further expand the network of Satellite Newspaper KiOSKS and continue increasing the publishing partner base. The world’s first on demand, global newspaper distribution system currently offers the same-day editions of 119 newspapers from 48 countries.
“This new easy-to-remember name reflects our company’s focus on the seamless distribution of digital newspaper editions through multicast satellite transmission,” explains Steve Mannen,Chief Executive Officerof Satellite Newspapers. “To secure a uniform and consistent market approach we decided to simultaneously link the name of the newspaper-vending machine directly to the company.” Mannen adds.
Along with the name changes Satellite Newspapers has launched a new website which can be found at: www.satellitenewspapers.com.
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