Life Goes On, Sans Multicast

Hearn, Ted
February 2005
Multichannel News;2/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p4
Focuses on the implication of the decision of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to require cable television networks to carry just one video service per broadcaster, once stations turn off their analog signals, for the television broadcasting industry. Ways by which broadcasters are exploiting their digital spectrum so as to get even with cable operators; Requirement urged by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) for the FCC with regard the programming stream of bandwidth; Digital television issues that will be resolved in the rewrite of the telecommunications act in 2006 as predicted by NAB president Edward Fritts.


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