TITLE

NO NEED TO PANIC

AUTHOR(S)
HEARN, TED
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the message of Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Electronics Association, on the issue about the digital television (TV) transition in the U.S. Shapiro declared that people should not panic and act quickly if they fail to prepare for the digital-television transition scheduled to occur in February 17, 2009. Meanwhile, National Cable & Telecommunications Association president Kyle McSlarrow, said a technology shift affecting everyone would result in a few hiccups.
ACCESSION #
31118763

 

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