TITLE

FCC May Revamp Emergency Alert System

AUTHOR(S)
Maffei, Glenn
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/22/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revamp the Emergency Alert System (EAS) in 2004. Opinion of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association on the system; Investments made by the cable industry in EAS technology; Event that prompted the FCC to revamp the technology.
ACCESSION #
15151163

 

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