TITLE

Support Wanes for 2006 Analog Cutoff

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/11/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the decreasing support of U.S. legislators for a proposal concerning the cutting off analog broadcasting by the end of 2006. Deadline set by the House for ending the digital transition in the country; Impact of the proposal on cable operators; Opposition of the National Association of Broadcasters to the proposal.
ACCESSION #
16726831

 

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