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- Homes to get coupons for digital switch. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/13/2007, Vol. 398 Issue 35, p4
The article states that the U.S. Department of Commerce on March 12, 2007, unveiled its plan to help subsidize the switchover to digital TV from analog. In the National Telecommunications and Information Administration plan, each household can claim two $40 coupons that they then can use toward...
- Would the V-chip censor television? // Junior Scholastic;9/15/95, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on the debate about the government proposal to install V-chips in all new television sets sold in the United States. Device to help parents to block out shows that they do not want their children to see; Charges of television censorship.
- Cable's regulated run. Hall, Lee // Electronic Media;03/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p50
Focuses on developments related to cable television regulations in the United States as of March 22, 1999. Background on the industry's history; Introduction of regulations designed to protect consumers; Impact on the industry; End of regulation on March 31, 1999.
- Panel rethinks DTV must-carry. // Electronic Media;11/30/98, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p81
Reports that draft Gore Commission report was released which tones down the link between digital television must-carry requirements and mandatory obligations for digital television broadcasters.
- The cable rules, they are a'changin' Woods, Mark // Variety;03/16/98, Vol. 370 Issue 5, p29
Focuses on the plan of the Australian government to ban pay television (TV) operators from retransmitting terrestrial signals without payment. Cable networks involved in the retransmission issue.
- Whose ox gets gored? Mundy, Alicia // MediaWeek;02/10/97, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p6
Discusses United States Vice President Al Gore's proposal of putting public interest in guiding the future of license distribution for digital television channels. Opposition of the National Association of Broadcasters to the auction plan; Broadcasting industry's concern over the push to...
- Government delay could be the ally digital TV needs in fee fight. Snoddy, Raymond // Marketing (00253650);2/10/2000, p14
Comments on the delay in the British government's decision regarding commercial digital television broadcasting license fees. Impact of digital license fee on the digital revolution; Nicholas Green QC's opinion that a digital fee would amount to an illegal state-aid under the Treaty of Rome.
- UHF gets FCC's ear on digital. Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media;03/31/97, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p3
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) attempt to put the final touches on rules governing the switch to digital technology, that would force VHF television stations to make dramatic power cutbacks and allow some UHF's to increase theirs. Efforts to reach consensus on key...
- Hands off. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;12/07/98, Vol. 17 Issue 50, p1A
Cites the concerns of top media executives attending the 1998 Western Show in Anaheim, California about the threat posed by the United States government intervention to the future growth of the cable industry. Implication of America Online's legislative campaign to get access to cable's...