Hearn, Ted
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p28
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering whether it should conduct a digital-television (DTV) transition test before implementing the national cutoff of over-the-air analog TV on February 17, 2009. In a statement, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps emphasized the importance of such test and indicated that the commission's chairperson Kevin Martin and a colleague are exploring the idea of DTV demonstration projects in atleast one test market.


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