Spotlight Turns To Broadcasters

Rockwell, Mark
September 2002
Wireless Week;9/30/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 35, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the efforts of wireless industry officials and the U.S. government to motivate broadcasters to move off the 700 megahertz spectrum, towards a move to digital transmission technology, in 2002. Information on legislation introduced by Billy Tauzin (R.-La.), on the benefits of broadcasters moving to digital technology; Proposal of Nextel Communications for swapping spectrum; Broadcasting representatives at a congressional hearing held in September 2002.


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