Congress, FCC See DTV Transition Progress; Low Power Broadcasters Say Left Behind
March 26th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2009 – The transition to digital television since the passage of the DTV Delay Act has been a “major accomplishment,” House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., said Thursday at a hearing on the state of the DTV transition.
Low Power Broadcasters Highlight Diversity in Call for Cable Carriage; Lawmakers Praise Local Focus
February 24th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 24, 2009 – As Congress examines renewing legislation that mandates satellite carriage of over-the-air broadcasts, owners of low power television stations say record levels of cable and satellite subscribership necessitate their inclusion in any retransmission consent regime to promote public safety, ensure a supply of local programming and promote ownership diversity.