Digital Television Transition

The Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 required full-power television stations to cease analog broadcasts and… read more

The Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 required full-power television stations to cease analog broadcasts and switch to digital after February 17, 2009. The Act also authorized National Telecommunications and Information Administration to create the Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Coupon Program. The expo focused on the logistical decisions that telecommunication companies had to make to be compliant with the Act.

After opening remarks Assistant of the Department of Commerce Secretary Kneuer moderated an Industry Progress Report, which was followed by questions and comments from the public. Then Assistant Secretary Kneuer moderated a Stakeholder Progress Report. close

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  • John M. R. Kneuer Assistant Secretary (Former) Department of Commerce->Communications and Information
  • Bernadette McGuire-Rivera Associate Administrator National Telecommunications and Information Administration->Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications
  • Kyle E. McSlarrow President and CEO National Cable and Telecommunications Association
  • Lisette Mondello Assistant Secretary Department of Veterans Affairs->Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • David K. Rehr President and CEO National Association of Broadcasters
  • Gary J. Shapiro President and CEO Consumer Electronics Association
  • Frederick "Fred" S. Upton U.S. Representative [R] Michigan
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Program ID:
201171-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 26, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2007

Airing Details

  • Sep 26, 2007 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 28, 2007 | 11:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2007 | 2:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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