June 2006
Multichannel News;6/12/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p34
Offers news briefs concerning the television industry in the U.S. Comments being received by U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin regarding his plan to force cable operators to carry digital programming service transmitted by local television stations; Launch of ESPN2 HD, the high-definition simulcast of the sports channel; Access of Comcast Corp. cable subscribers in Tallahassee and West Florida to Florida Marlins and Tampa Bay Devil Rays baseball games.


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