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Powell Offers Voluntary DTV Plan
Posted 05 April 2002 - 06:25 AM
The plan, contained in a letter to Sen. Fritz Hollings (D-S.C.), included several proposals affecting the cable industry. However, Powell said his plan was 'voluntary' and would not prejudge the outcome of pending digital-TV rulemakings.
The plan is likely to please television-station owners, which have urged the FCC to put pressure on the cable industry and equipment makers to assist in the digital transition.
In a prepared statement, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association neither endorsed nor opposed Powell's plan.
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Posted 05 April 2002 - 09:40 AM
No, I'm not bitter by this... but this plan may help the rest of the country out who has already entered the 21 century.
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Posted 24 April 2002 - 12:46 PM