WRN, the UK-based radio and television transmission company, today announced that WorldSpace® Satellite Radio has renewed its existing satellite uplink station contract for its AfriStar™ satellite which covers Western Europe, the Middle East and all of Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, WRN will continue to manage WorldSpace’s satellite uplink requirements for a number of channels transmitted on AfriStar and that are produced or aggregated in Europe and North America. These channels include BBC, CNN International, Virgin Radio UK, among others. WRN has provided this service for WorldSpace since 1999.
(Source: WRN/R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)