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High Tech DTV Coalition: Hard Deadline Key to Free Air Waves for Broadband, Public Safety

April 28, 2005
at 12:00 pm PST

Today, at a press conference in DC the High Tech DTV Coalition was announced with the hopes of setting a hard date for the transition to digital television (DTV) so that the extra spectrum broadcasters are now using can be used for public safety and wireless broadband access in rural and underserved areas.

Cisco is a member of the coalition along with Alcatel, Aloha Partners, AT&T, Dell, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, T-Mobile, Information Technology Industry Council, National Association of Manufacturers, Business Software Alliance, the Semiconductor Industry Association, the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association and the Rural Telecommunications Group.

You can read the full press release here.

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