DirecTV said today (Monday) that a Boeing 702 communications satellite that can carry 100 high-definition channels was successfully launched Saturday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It is expected to go into operation by the end of the year. The company plans to use it primarily to expand HDTV local programming in as many as 75 markets.
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Rock legend Eric Clapton has admitted the era of the guitar may be ''over''.