Adelstein: Tread Lightly

Hearn, Ted
February 2005
Multichannel News;2/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p24
Focuses on the effect of a poorly planned digital TV (DTV) transition on television service. Plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to end DTV transition by the end of 2008; Value of the subsidy program that would convert digital signals to analog and provide continued life to analog televisions; Remarks from FCC member Jonathan Adelstein regarding the impact of the DTV transition on consumers.


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