TITLE

Ensuring DTV Is Free TV

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;6/14/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the suggestion by U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) that the Federal Communications Commission plan to end the digital-TV transition should not abandon consumers that do not subscribe to cable or satellite. Agreement of John Lawson, president of the Association of Public Television Stations, to McCain's suggestion; Reason for the increasing pressure to end the transition; Opposition of the National Association of Broadcasters to the plan.
ACCESSION #
13407712

 

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