Transition to Digital Television [electronic resource] : Is America Ready
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
- Physical Description:
- 32 pages : digital, PDF file
- Reviews issues relating to P.L. 109-171, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, which includes a provision directing that over-the-air television broadcasts be provided in digital only format beginning on Feb. 17, 2009. Discusses background on digital television (DTV); P.L. 111-4, the DTV Delay Act, to postpone digital transition; reasons for transition to DTV; who is likely to be most affected; impact of transition on cable and satellite households; the National Telecommunications and Information Administration digital-to-analog converter box program; reception of digital signals; status of DTV public education; and other key issues and legislative activity.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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