Weathering the Digital Storm

Hearn, Ted
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p2
The article reports on the partnership between the commercial television stations and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to turn off their analog signals on September 8, 2008 to February 17, 2009 in Wilmington, North Carolina. FCC chairman Kevin Martin believes that the move could help spot issues needed to address throughout the country. However, the state's leading television broadcaster UNC-TV declined to participate the test and plans to continue broadcasting its analog signal.


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