[opendtv] Re: Let them eat cake (and ATSC while they're at it)

  • From: Mark Schubin <tvmark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 15:29:18 -0400

>The purpose of OTA digital TV in the USA is HDTV
>  
>
Then why did the FCC specifically exclude any requirement for HDTV when 
it issued its rules in 1997?

FCC report MM 97-8, April 3, 1997, page 2, third paragraph:
"The Commission will not require broadcasters to air 'high definition' 
programming"

TTFN,
Mark

 
 
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