Bridging the digital divide

Gray, Robert
December 2000
Public Finance;12/15/2000-01/04/2001, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the digital television in Great Britain. Use of digital television to bring the knowledge economy into every home; Decision of the government to turn off the analog television broadcasting signal from 2010 to 2006; Difficulties encountered by designers and implementors of digital televisions.


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