Sachs' Last Act

McConnell, Bill
February 2005
Broadcasting & Cable;2/14/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 7, p12
Interviews Robert Sachs, departing president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, about the broadcasting and cable network industry in the U.S. Decision of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on broadcasters' demand regarding digital channels; Competition between broadcasters and cable operators; Possibility to buy a satellite package.


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