Industry-wide Agreement Reached On DTV Plug and Play

Long, Mark
December 2002
Electronic News;12/23/2002, Vol. 48 Issue 52, pN.PAG
Trade Publication
Reports on the agreement among major cable television operators and television set manufacturers that will allow consumers to be able to buy digital television sets. Remarks from Consumer Electronics Association chief executive officer Gary Shapiro regarding a national portable, plug-and-play digital cable standard for high-definition television; Terms of the agreement; Statement from U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Michael K. Powell on the standard.


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