Ferree Plan's Warm Welcome

Maffei, Glenn
June 2004
Multichannel News;6/7/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p74
Highlights some issues discussed in a hearing conducted by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet on June 2, 2004 regarding the proposed transition of U.S. television sets from analog to digital programming before 2009. Year when U.S. broadcasters are required to be ready for the transition; Impact of the proposal on consumers who rely on over-the-air television according to W. Kenneth Ferree, chief of the Media Bureau of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC); Goal of the FCC with regard to the transition.


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