DIGITAL TELEVISION TRANSITION: Increased Federal Planning and Risk Management Could Further Facilitate the DTV Transition

December 2007
GAO Reports;12/11/2007, preceding pi
Government Documents
The article reports on the developments surrounding the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 in the U.S. The legislation has required all full-power television stations to cease analog broadcasting by February 17, 2009. The legislation also required the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to create a program which subsidizes consumers' purchases of digital-to-analog converter boxes.


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