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STARCOM Relay Stations

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Wilfred Hachey

Prior to the Naplian invasion, as the borders of Terran space were expanding, Wilfred Hachey, founder of STAR Communications Ltd. (STARCOM) saw an enormous economic opportunity. As Terran borders moved beyond the empire's frontier outposts and listening posts, STAR Communications would purchase those facilities at government auction. Transforming these posts into relay stations, STAR Communications set up the most extensive private network of interstellar communications in the Terran Empire.
Cybers
With the Terran collapse during the cybernetic rebellion, STARCOM, which had a footprint covering all of the surviving Terran colonial empires, was one of the few companies to survive. Bouncing messages to far-flung worlds, trade orders, entertainment, and diplomatic traffic, STARCOM became the communications lifeline of the colonial empires. With the near monopoly on burst communications, STARCOM profits grew and were re-invested back into new relay stations. The corporate …

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