Brussels misses the picture

June 1991
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, p15
Comments on the plan of the European Commission for safeguarding Europe's long term investment in high definition television. Attempts to establish a European standard for satellite television broadcasting; Implications of the standards on the European manufacturers use of patents to protect themselves from low-cost competition from Asia; Impact of the standards on broadcasting standards.


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