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Nov 19, 2001  •  Post A Comment

Pathfire to distribute National Geo.
National Geographic Film Library has partnered with Pathfire to distribute news footage to local broadcast television stations. Footage will include B-roll and packages from the National Geographic Film Library and World Bank and its news partners. National Geographic will offer one hour of footage a week on a subscription basis to stations in Pathfire’s network.
Valentine’s Day launch for Sirius
Sirius Satellite Radio will launch its service on Feb. 14, 2002, in Denver, Phoenix and Houston. Sirius will offer 60 commercial-free music channels and 40 channels of sports, news and entertainment programming, including brands such as CNBC, CNN Headline News, Fox News, ESPNews, Discovery and A&E. Sirius receivers can be purchased in more than 200 stores, including chains such as Circuit City, Best Buy, Good Guys, Ultimate Electronics, Car Toys, Audio Express and the catalog/online retailer Crutchfield.