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May 10, 2007
Dennis Wharton
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NAB: Future of Video Unquestionably Includes TV Broadcasting

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet held a hearing today entitled Digital Future of the United States, Part 5: The Future of Video. While NAB did not provide oral testimony during this hearing, the association did submit a written statement.

In the seven-page statement, NAB said, "The future of video unquestionably includes free over-the-air television. The broadcast television industry has invested and continues to invest significant time, effort, and financial resources to complete the transition to digital broadcasting successfully, expeditiously, and in a consumer-friendly manner."

"Broadcasters are not satisfied to merely provide the best signal to your television, however," the statement said. "They are actively looking to extend their content to other devices, including cell phones, as well."

To read the entire statement from NAB, click here.

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The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at


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