TITLE

Cable Ops Want Digital Discretion

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/18/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the digital-television transition plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission that would give cable operators the option to convert digital broadcast signal to analog at a cable system's headend. Details of the plan; Response of the National Cable & Telecommunication Association to the plan; Criticism of the National Association of Broadcasters on the plan.
ACCESSION #
14774854

 

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