The Digital Television Transition: Government and Industry Perspectives

Senate Commerce Committee

Wednesday, October 17, 2007
02:30 PM
SR - 253

At this hearing, the Committee will explore the status of the digital television transition including consumer education efforts, the operation and implementation of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration converter box program, and other issues related to a smooth and effective transition from analog to digital television.


Panel 1

Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein
Federal Communications Commission

Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Communications and InformationJohn Kneuer
National Telecommunications Information Administration

Panel 2
Senior Vice President, Advertising and Public Relations Jon Gieselman

John Lawson
President and CEO
Association of Public Television Stations

Kyle McSlarrow
President and CEO
National Cable Telecommunications Association

Mark A. Pearl
Executive Director
Consumer Electronics Retailers Coalition

David Rehr
President and CEO
National Association of Broadcasters