NCTA, NAB Battle Dish's HDTV Plan
- Distance-Signal Spat Nears. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;8/23/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 30, p6
Deals with the dispute between television broadcasters and the EchoStar Communications for the bill that would re-authorize direct-broadcast satellite companies' use of some network television signals in the U.S. Goal of EchoStar networks in offering high-definition programming; Possible...
- Echostar Adds Local HD Channels. // Satellite Today;3/3/2006, Vol. 5 Issue 42, p5
This article reports on local high-definition television channels to be launched by Echostar Communications Corp. The channels will be launched in Denver, Colorado and 61 surrounding counties in the U.S.
- High Hurdles in Digital-TV Race. Dickson, Glen // Broadcasting & Cable;3/20/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 12, p27
Discusses issues concerning the growing adoption of high-definition television (TV) in the U.S. Information on the DTV budget bill signed by U.S. President George W. Bush; Major problems facing the transition of analog TV to digital; Reason Circuit City Chairman Alan McCollough does not like...
- Robbing Peter to pay Paul. Birkmaier, Craig // Broadcast Engineering;Dec2005, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p14
The article discusses developments in television broadcasting in the United States. Congress is focusing on bills passed in the House and Senate to bring television format NTSC broadcasts to a culmination in March 2009. A digital broadcast service is being developed that would deliver a single...
- House OKs 2008 Digital Deadline. Halonen, Doug // Television Week;11/21/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p4
The article reports on the approval of a budget bill by the U.S. House of Representatives which would allow broadcasters to shift to digital television by December 31, 2005. Under the bill, high-definition broadcast signals will be down-converted by cable television operators to...
- Life on the shelf for HDTV content. Berger, Robin // Electronic Media;07/24/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p17
Reports on high-definition television (HDTV) advocates' admission that broadcasters have lost interest in producing HDTV versions of most network programs. Factors that hinder the growth of HDTV, according to Conrad Denke, president of American production Services; Plans of ABC to use HDTV...
- HDTV innovations at NAB. Berger, Robin // Electronic Media;04/03/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p28
Focuses on the growing popularity of high-definition television (HDTV). Companies that broadcast HDTV programming; Introduction of the 24p format for HDTV; Projected market for HDTV.
- If we build it, they will come. // Broadcast Engineering;Jun2002, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p10
Comments on television broadcasting services delivered via high definition television.
- Will HDTV be must-see? Eisenberg, Daniel; Hamilton, Anita; Krantz, Michael; Morse, Jodie; Orecklin, Michele; Sanders, Alain L.; Tashiro, Hiroko; Veitch, Susan // Time;4/13/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 14, p41
Reports the news that both the ABC and CBS television networks will launch high-definition television programming in November 1998. The agreement to use competing standards.