Fee Would Make Digital Shift Less Taxing

Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p18
The article discusses the finances involved in the decision of the U.S. Congress to declare February 17, 2009 as the deadline for the digitization of television signal reception. The decision offers an option for U.S. people to subscribe to cable or satellite television service. About 77 million digital television products with tuners will be sold in the country over the next several years as of January 2, 2006 according to Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Electronics Association.


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