USA mandates HDTV
Tue, 27 Oct 1998 15:27:38 +1000
Bernard reported that the US was forcing the change to digital HDTV,
and that one observer thought this was unique:
> The Dawn of HDTV, Ready or Not
> By JOEL BRINKLEY
> In six days, the nation begins the government-mandated changeover to
> digital broadcasting -- a transition with no real precedent.
> No other national technological transition has ever been backed by
> this sort of government decree. Nobody was forced to trade a horse
> for an automobile, a Victrola for a radio, a typewriter for a
Australia, in our familiar World Class manner, beat the Yanks to it:
According to the bill passed in July, Australian analogue TV will end
at in December 2008.
Robin Whittle email@example.com http://www.firstpr.com.au
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