[opendtv] Swann Calls Senate Panel 'Cowardly' on Digital TV

Swann Calls Senate Panel 'Cowardly' on Digital TV

Phillip Swann, president of TVPredictions.com, says today's Senate
Commerce Committee vote on John McCain's Digital TV bill was
"cowardly and ineffective." Swann is available for media interviews.

Washington (Sept. 22) -- The Senate Commerce Committee today
voted to approve $1 billion in subsidies for consumers to buy devices
that would convert digital signals into analog so they could be viewed
on current TVs. However, the panel rejected Sen. John McCain's
proposal to set a hard deadline that would require local broadcasters
to switch their TV signals from analog to digital by 2009.

Phillip Swann, president of TVPredictions.com, and a nationally known 
authority on TV technology issues, released this statement upon 
hearing the news:

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http://www.tvpredictions.com/swann092204.html

 
 
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