House Kills Digital TV Delay, Still set for Feb. 17

Those of you wondering whether or not the Digital TV switch is going to be delayed, guess again.  Mr. Obama tried to make it happen before he was even sworn in; and thanks to his buddy Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) the Digital TV Delay bill flew through the Senate; however House Republicans stopped it cold.

Read more at Wired News…

http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/01/house-kills-dig.html

 

 

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4 Responses to House Kills Digital TV Delay, Still set for Feb. 17

  1. Avatarjimr says:

    So it’s now not a mandatory thing, until June 12, some stations are switching and others aren’t – looks like a typical government operation, no one knows what is going on [:)]

  2. Avatarjimr says:

    So the House was able to pass it? I thought it was defeated, 258-168. I will definitely stop by your forum later. Thanks for the heads-up. Man you have one tiny little surgery and life just passes you by [:)]

  3. AvatarLeland says:

    P.S.

    You are behind the times. The official cut off date is now in June.

  4. AvatarLeland says:

    You should drop in on the forum, check out “Don’t Flip the Switch Yet…” under general. It’s getting pretty funny.

    It is also sad that even those of in the broadcast industry are confused over the final date.