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June 8, 2011
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NAB Statement on Passage of S. 911 by the Senate Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to passage of spectrum legislation in the Senate Commerce Committee today, NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith issued the following statement:

"NAB appreciates the hard work of Chairman Rockefeller and ranking member Hutchison in shepherding through today's legislation. As the process moves forward, NAB will work with policymakers to help ensure that broadcasters are able to deliver on the promise of free and local digital television made to tens of millions of viewers."

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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