TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Cable, HDTV and Must-Carry

Cable, HDTV and Must-Carry

Rick Merrill (
Sat, 20 Jan 2007 12:06:24 -0500

The over air stations that cable TV carries as part of
"Basic Service" also broadcast HDTV signals (unencrypted)
that should according to the FCC regs be carried as part
of "Basic Service" in-the-clear by Comcast. U agree or not?

- RM


"Congress is monitoring the changes in the television and broadcast
industry closely. In addition to watching the potential for debate
surrounding FCC's must-carry rule, several representatives are hoping
that broadcasters convert quickly, so they can auction off the
spectrum now used for analog broadcasts. ..."


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