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2008-07-02 03:00:22

Media Contact WORLDSPACE, Inc. Judith Pryor, 301-960-1242 jpryor@WORLDSPACE.com or Investor Contact WORLDSPACE, Inc.

2008-06-17 09:00:53

GENEVA and SILVER SPRING, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics , the market leader in technologies for digital satellite radio(1), has recently signed an agreement with WorldSpace(R) Satellite Radio , one of the world leaders in satellite-based digital radio services, to develop, manufacture and distribute chips for European Satellite Digital Radio (ESDR) receivers planned for a WorldSpace pan-European and Middle East service offering, starting with Italy in 2009.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.