Mar 18

Written by:
3/18/2009 12:43 PM  RssIcon

Gary Locke, former Democratic governor of the state of Washington and President Obama's choice as Secretary of Commerce, came before the Senate Commerce Committee this week for his confirmation hearing. As Secretary, he would oversee the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the agency tasked with managing the DTV converter box coupon program. He still has a lot to learn about the DTV transition though, as the Washington Post reports:

“Up until just about a month or so ago, I was not even aware of the full implications of this conversion. Most people who are affected don’t understand what digital or analog television is,” he said, adding that his brother-in-law had to help explain the process to him a few weeks ago.

You can read the full report here








Your name:
Gravatar Preview
Your email:
(Optional) Email used only to show Gravatar.
Your website:
Add Comment   Cancel 

Tuesday 06:00 AM
Eleven FCC Scenarios for The 600 MHz Band Plan
I suspect that the estimated $44 billion of auction proceeds do not take into account the fact that some spectrum the FCC will buy cannot be resold because it must be used as guard intervals in the 600 MHz band plan.~ Charles W. Rhodes

Zazil Media Group /   Thursday 11:07 AM
NAB 2015 Preview: Dalet Spearheads the Facility of the Future
Wall Street Communications /   Thursday 07:36 PM
Digital Alert Systems 2015 NAB Show Preview

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology