Ed Driscoll

FCC URGES ADVANCES IN DIGITAL

FCC URGES ADVANCES IN DIGITAL TV: CNET.com says that:

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell on Thursday proposed voluntary steps for the TV industry to advance the transition to digital, including setting deadlines, boosting available programming, and getting shows to run on cable.

The proposals are “intended to provide an immediate spur to the transition by giving consumers a reason to invest in digital technology today, while we continue to work on resolving the longer term issues,” he said in a letter to Congress.