Sweeting, Paul
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/11/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 49, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on the approval of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to adopt the rules requiring compatibility between digital cable systems and digital television receivers. Selection of the different types of cable programming; Use of a security card; Number of households with high definition televisions.


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