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Liberty buying Wink

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Assembling some more pieces of the struggling interactive-TV sector, Liberty Media Corp.'s Liberty Broadband Interactive Television Inc. unit cut a deal Monday to buy Wink Communications Inc. for $99.9 million.

Wink shareholders will get $3 per share in cash.

Wink offers software that allows networks to design interactive elements in
their programming.

Viewers click on on-screen icons to get more program information, sports
scores, or respond to advertising.

Liberty Broadband is assembling an interactive-TV portfolio including OpenTV Corp.
and ACTV Inc.

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