[opendtv] Re: Democrats Air Concerns About Analog Switchover

  • From: "John Willkie" <johnwillkie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 11:22:03 -0800

> Fair enough. I realize that there are still some broadcasters left
> who would like to do something competitive with the spectrum.
> Unfortunately, without the support of the companies that provide the
> bulk of the content, it is very difficult to effect a major change in
> the business model for terrestrial broadcasting.

Why the grandiosity/pomposity?  Can local stations provide services and
'events' (what humans call programs) to audiences independent of companies
that traditionally have provided the bulk of the content?

Can they do so profitably?

John Willkie

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