TITLE

TV-Transition Bill Spares Cable

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/31/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 45, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the approval of a digital television (DTV) bill in the U.S. in 2005. Background on the plan of U.S. Representative Edward Markey (D-Mass.) to offer a DTV amendment; Reason behind the desire of the U.S. Congress to end the DTV transition; Views of U.S. Representative Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, on the Democrats' proposal of sending vouchers to every households.
ACCESSION #
18726843

 

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