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- DTV Transition Jerks Ahead. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;8/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p11
Looks at issues surrounding a proposed legislation for digital television transition in Washington as of August 2005. Concerns of television broadcasters over the transition from analog spectrum to digital television; Cut-off date for analog transmission; Position of the U.S. Congress on the...
- On the Hill. // CableFAX Daily;11/21/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 226, p1
The article reports on the status of the digital television legislation passed by the U.S. Congress. The amount of the subsidy for converter boxes was higher in the House version of the bill compared with the subsidy offer of the Senate.
- Digital TV transition delayed until June. KWIATOSKI, DEBBIE // Hudson Valley Business Journal;2/9/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p18
The article reports on a delay in the switch to digital television (TV) in the U.S. until June 12, 2009. The reason for the delay is the lack of enough money to redeem all those free coupons for converter boxes. The House of Representatives passed the Digital TV Delay Act by a vote of 264 to 158...
- POLICY. // Multichannel News;11/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p26
The article presents news briefs on the U.S. television industry as of November 21, 2005. The National Cable & Telecommunications Association has decided to move its headquarters to a new building in Washington, D.C. in the fall of 2006. According to Representative Joe Barton, chairman of the...
- Rebel nets still fretting over Fritts. Triplett, William // Variety;8/29/2005, Vol. 400 Issue 2, p6
Focuses on the refusal of several U.S. television networks to rejoin the National Broadcasting Association (NAB) because of its president Eddie Fritts, as of August 2005. Challenges faced by the industry, including the expected drafting of digital television legislation; Information on the...
- Senate Bill Offers Firm Date For Digital TV Conversion. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;6/20/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p6
Discusses a bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate that offered a deadline for digital television (TV) conversion. Subsidies for less affluent consumers; Impact on analog TV service; Response of the National Association of Broadcasters to the bill.
- Oink, Oink: Execs Get Piggy with DTV Doings. // CableFAX Daily;10/6/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 194, p1
Focuses on a proposed provision included in a digital television (DTV) bill that would require cable to carry only one or two of a broadcaster's multicast streams. Opposition of Diane Burstein of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association to the proposal; Reason behind the reluctance...
- DIGITAL TV DEADLINE. Zecchinelli, Cecilia // Daily Variety;03/12/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 9, p18
Reports the digital television law passed by the Senate in Milan, Italy. Details on the legislation; Conditions of the ruling; Impact of the law on the television industry.
- THE WEEK THAT WAS. // Broadcasting & Cable;12/3/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 50, p14
Reports developments related to television broadcasting in the United States as of December 2001. Negotiations with the plans of NBC to purchase a television station; Triumph of ABC for the broadcast rights to the first two 'Harry Potter' films; Meeting among the members of the congress to...