Screens save cash for hard-up councils;In brief

5th February 1999 at 00:00
CASH-STRAPPED Canadian education authorities are recouping some of the millions they have invested in computer networks by selling the right to advertise on screen savers. Ontario's Peel Region, which has 10,000 networked screens, can expect to make pound;115,000 a year when all the advertising is sold. ScreenAd Digital Billboards Inc plans to extend the scheme to cities across Canada.

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