Ashcroft Loses Another One: NAB's Love

Hearn, Ted
January 2001
Multichannel News;01/01/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p6
Reports on news and developments concerning cable operators and television companies in the United States. Significance of the appointment of John Ashcroft as attorney general on the future of digital television and the Federal Communications Commission; Time Warner Cable, Union Bank of California, Qualcomm, Food Network and Pizza Hut's awarding of pizza parties and technology grants on three San Diego schools.


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