SEPT. 6, 2007 - MARKEY APPLAUDS NCTA PLEDGE ON DTV EDUCATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, released the following statement on the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and Digital Television (DTV) transition educational efforts

“Today’s pledge by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association to immediately launch a multifaceted consumer education campaign that includes a $200 million television advertising commitment has provided high-definition clarity to an indispensable element to any successful DTV transition – generating consumer awareness. I urge other industry groups to similarly commence action on their own consumer education efforts as soon as possible,” said Rep. Markey.

 

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September 6, 2007

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