USA mandates HDTV
Fri, 30 Oct 1998 08:47:40 +1000
At 04:17 PM 10/27/98 +1100, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
>Robin Whittle wrote:
>> 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.
>To be fair, it does say:
>.. that Australians will continue to have access to their existing
>analog service until at least December 2008.
>which is not quite the same thing.
and, to paraphrase a senior technical executive from a major network
speaking at a workshop a few days ago, he expects the analogue
transmission to continue even after then.