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Short: Global Village announced wireless NewsCatcher

Global Village Communications announced NewsCatcher, a wireless desktop receiver. NewsCatcher delivers instant, customizable news, weather, and sports updates without a constant connection to the Internet. It operates with Windows 95-based PCs and consists of a wireless receiver to pull the updates from the airwaves, multimedia software, and news provided by AirMedia Live which collects information from online content providers and broadcasts it over a national pager network. NewsCatcher is now shipping and costs $149 plus a monthly service charge.

Global Village Communications announced NewsCatcher, a wireless desktop receiver. NewsCatcher delivers instant, customizable news, weather, and sports updates without a constant connection to the Internet. It operates with Windows 95-based PCs and consists of a wireless receiver to pull the updates from the airwaves, multimedia software, and news provided by AirMedia Live which collects information from online content providers and broadcasts it over a national pager network. NewsCatcher is now shipping and costs $149 plus a monthly service charge.