TITLE

Cable, TV groups respond to digital ultimatum

AUTHOR(S)
Hogan, Monica; Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;01/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p34N
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Federal Communications Commission chairman William Kennard's challenge to finalize cable-compatibility and copy-protection standards for digital television in the United States by April 2000. Imposing of government standards if consumer-electronics manufacturers failed to reach agreements with cable operators; Need to define cable-ready digital television.
ACCESSION #
2732181

 

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