Telecommunications Policy

The guests discussed issues in telecommunications policy for 2008. Topics included: transition to digital television on February 17, 2009;… read more

The guests discussed issues in telecommunications policy for 2008. Topics included: transition to digital television on February 17, 2009; the upcoming sale of the 700 mhz. spectrum; the pending merger of XM and Sirius satellite radio companies; and the relationship between Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin, his fellow commissioners, and Congress.

Two public service announcements for the transition to digital television were shown.

“The Communicators” is C-SPAN’s weekly series that examines the people and events currently shaping telecommunications policy. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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203584-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 2008

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  • Jan 12, 2008 | 6:28pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 14, 2008 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2008 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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