Low-power TV bill passes Senate

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
September 2000
RCR Wireless News;9/25/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p2
Trade Publication
Focuses on the bill allowing low power television broadcasters to offer access to the Internet in the United States. Sponsorship of the bill by Senator Conrad Burns; Concerns of the public-safety and mobile-phone industries over the bill; Requisite for the conversion of broadcasters to digital television under the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.


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