DTV Bills Coming Soon

Hearn, Ted
October 2005
Multichannel News;10/10/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 42, p28
Presents updates on the Congressional hearings for bills that seek the transition from analog to digital television broadcasting in the U.S. as of October 10, 2005. Introduction of separate bills that will discuss the deadline and multicast must-carry; Estimated amount of revenue from planned auctions of analog spectrums; Debate over the deadline for the transition.


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