Digital Television Transition
Acting Assistant Secretary Meredith Baker talked about the transition to digital television on February 17, 2009, and her testimony on… read more
Acting Assistant Secretary Meredith Baker talked about the transition to digital television on February 17, 2009, and her testimony on February 13, 2008, at the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet hearing titled “Status of the DTV Transition: 370 Days and Counting.” She focused on the role of the Commerce Department in the transition. She is the administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), which is a bureau of the U.S. Commerce Department. The NTIA is responsible for the distribution of “coupons” to assist consumers in the purchase of digital television converter boxes.
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