Oversight of the DTV Transition

April 8, 2008

253 SR

The Committee will examine U.S. readiness for the nationwide transition from analog television broadcasting to digital television (DTV) broadcasting.

With the transition less than a year away – set for February 17, 2009 – the hearing will focus on consumer awareness, the role of broadcasters and the Federal Communications Commission, and the status of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration converter box program.


Majority Statement

  • Daniel K. Inouye


Minority Statement

  • Ted Stevens


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