FCC awards HD carriage extension to Dish Network, DirecTV

May 2008
CED;May2008, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision made by the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) to grant DirectTV Inc. and Dish Network Corp. to extend their television station's local high-definition (HD) signal in the U.S. in March 2008. It states that the decision was made after the transition to all-digital signals of the two companies in February 2009. In addition, DirectTV and Dish Network will have to cary every station in HD until 2013, in order them to carry all the HD signals in the market.


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