Digital Television Transition Test

A town hall meeting was held for residents of southeastern North Carolina regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to… read more

A town hall meeting was held for residents of southeastern North Carolina regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to implement a test market for the digital television transition in Wilmington, North Carolina, on September 8, 2008. The transition for the rest of the nation is February 17, 2009. Topics included the need for the transition, the coupon program, digital television service, and setting up the equipment. The representatives from WWAY News Channel 3, the Federal Communications Commission, and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration responded to questions from members of the audience.

Representative Mike McIntyre participated by video. close

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

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  • Sara Morris Liaison National Telecommunications and Information Administration->Congressional Affairs
  • Jill Pender Attorney Federal Communications Commission
  • Louis J. Sigalos Division Chief Federal Communications Commission->Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division
  • Billy Stratton Chief Engineer WWAY, Wilmington, NC
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Digital Television Transition Test

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Program ID:
206398-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Whiteville, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Aug 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2008

Airing Details

  • Aug 18, 2008 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 2008 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2008 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2008 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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