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2008-09-10 06:00:14

US-based telecoms start-up O3b Networks plans to deploy a satellite network for providing high-speed internet connectivity to emerging markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. It plans to provide a high-capacity satellite connection to the internet, which can be used by telephone companies and ISPs to offer mobile and web-access services. It has raised approximately $60m from investors including Google, HSBC Holdings, Allen & Company, and Liberty Global. The...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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