TITLE

Electronics Retailers Balk At Digital-Labeling Accord

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;06/19/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 25, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on electronics retailers' opposition to the digital-television-set labeling accord between the cable industry and consumer-electronics manufacturers in the United States. Retailers' contention that the agreement would bar them from selling digital television and other digital devices that can connect to cable without digital set-top boxes.
ACCESSION #
3265969

 

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