TITLE

Public safety set to benefit most from switch to digital

AUTHOR(S)
Upton, Fred
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 70, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the benefits that the public can get from the switching of analog to digital. U.S. President Bush had signed legislation into law last February 8, 2006 for the transition to digital television, giving way for broadcasters to clear spectrum for interoperable public safety communications. This transition will be useful to a lot of people especially in emergency situations where the rescuing officials can respond immediately.
ACCESSION #
25414041

 

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