Transition to Digital Television: Crisis Management for Millions of Underserved Americans
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Transition to Digital Television:
Crisis Management for Millions of Underserved Americans
National Press Club
14th & F Streets NW
A panel discussion explaining proper transition procedures and assessing
the status of nationwide preparations for the February 17, 2009 transition from analog to digital transmission of television broadcast signals, expected to over 35+ million Americans, a disproportionate number includes elderly, minority (African-American, Hispanic, Asian, etc.), disabled, and rural U.S. citizens.
Hosted and coordinated and by the Urban Progressive Foundation, Denise "DeeNice" Rhodes, Executive Director.
Senior officials from relevant perspectives have been invited to participate in a panel discussion:
- Federal Communications Commission
- National Telecommunications Industry Association
- Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
- The Obama Administration Transition Team
- National Cable and Telecommunications Association
- National Association of Broadcasters
- Consumer Electronics Retailers Coalition members as additional resources
Media contact: Ebony McMorris, email@example.com 202/652-4700
RSVP Attendance: Brigette Ruff,the Urban Progressive Foundation @ 202/652-4700
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