Digital TV Deadline Could Be Unachievable

Hearn, Ted
May 2001
Multichannel News;05/07/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p42
Reports on the deadline for the transmission of digital television signal imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States. Issuance of free digital-television licenses to existing stations; Flexibility of FCC officials regarding the filing for extension; Warning of the broadcasters in meeting the deadline.


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