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  News – 29 April 2004  
  Amstrad plc awarded order to supply set top boxes to Italy

  Amstrad plc announced today an order to supply digital satellite set top boxes to the Italian broadcaster, Sky Italia. Shipments are scheduled to commence in the next financial year.

Sky Italia operates a digital TV service for the Italian market with over 100 TV and audio channels. The company is 80.1% owned by News Corp and 19.9% by Telecom Italia.

Amstrad's Commercial Director Simon Sugar said today:

"The Italian market is a very important fast growing digital TV market and we are very pleased to have been awarded this order to supply Sky Italia. This capitalises on our extensive experience in the UK digital satellite market and demonstrates our ability to successfully obtain new business in mainland Europe where there is significant potential for growth"
Further information:
Andew Bloch - Frank PR
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