Last updated: April 20, 2012 - 8:05am
The American Cable Association has told the Federal Communications Commission it needs to clarify that an analog-only cable system is not required to carry a broadcaster's HD signal in HD because, well, it can't.
In a filing with the FCC, ACA was responding to questions from Media Bureau staff about whether it is necessary to have an exemption for analog-only systems. ACA says no, and that the commission should make it clear that in its reauthorization of the HD carriage exemption for smaller cable systems that analog-only systems are permanently excluded.
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