Drawn to Digital Simulcast

Stump, Matt
August 2005
Multichannel News;8/1/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p59
Reports on the decision of the utility company Jackson (Tennessee) Energy Authority (JEA) to convert its analog cable-channel lineup to digital. Reasons for the decision of JEA, according to Ben Lovins, broadband operations manager at JEA; Benefits of the switch to digital.


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