TITLE

Digital Deadline Set: 2/17/09

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the passage at the U.S. House of Representatives of a bill which sets February 17, 2009 as the date for the transition to digital television broadcasting in the country. Expectation that the legislation will be signed into law by President George W. Bush; Reaction on the television broadcasting company to the legislation; Highlights on the provision of the legislation.
ACCESSION #
19642642

 

Related Articles

  • D.C. divide on digital. Frankel, Daniel // Daily Variety;1/29/2009, Vol. 302 Issue 20, p1 

    The article reports on the defeat of the bill which aimed at pushing on June 12, 2009 the deadline by which TV stations must surrender their analog spectrum allotment in the U.S. This mandatory transition to digital broadcasting has caused confusion over households and this frustration has...

  • Flak arises over idea of postponing digital changeover date. Hatfield, David // Inside Tucson Business;1/19/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p11 

    The article reports on the postponement over the switching of Television broadcasts to digital in the U.S. It mentions that delay have caused confusion where broadcasters who have to give $1.2 billion worth of advertising to tell viewers about the changes, raises concerns if they still have to...

  • Bush has little time to brush up on issues. McClintock, Pamela // Variety;01/15/2001 Supplement, Vol. 381 Issue 8, p16 

    Focuses on issues related to television broadcasting which the United States Federal Communications Commission should address. Migration to digital television; Rules regarding interactive television; Access control; Public interest in television broadcasting.

  • Positive Response Seen To Converter-Box Coupon Program. Attwell, Meredith // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;1/8/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p88 

    The author reflects on the historic transition to digital broadcasting as full-power television (TV) stations across the U.S. cease analog broadcasts on February 17, 2009. She describes the important role played by the TV Converter Box Coupon Program in the smooth transition to digital...

  • DTV Bills Coming Soon. Hearn, Ted // 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...

  • DTV Debacle. Sandberg, Phil // Image Technology;Feb2009, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p2 

    The article discusses the prospect facing the U.S. Administration prior to an official delay of the scheduled February 17, 2009, switchover from analogue to digital TV in the country. Republican members opposed to the legislation to delay the switchover, saying postponing the transition by four...

  • 700 MHz spectrum still up in the air. Jackson, Donny // Mobile Radio Technology;Jul2005, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p6 

    Reports on the introduction of a legislative bill requiring broadcasters to clear their analog frequencies by January 1, 2009 in the U.S. Sponsorship of the bill by Senators John McCain and Joseph Lieberman; Effect of the bill on the wireless communication sector; Optimism on the approval of 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.

  • a luddite's home companion. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/26/2006, Vol. 396 Issue 15, pS68 

    The article presents information about the future of digital television in the U.S. Last year, the U.S. Congress approved a budget-cutting legislation, which requires broadcasters to use digital television transmissions by 2009. The bill includes a $1.5 billion program to pay for set-top boxes...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics