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January 8, 2009
Shermaze Ingram

NAB Statement on Obama Transition Team's Recommendations for Digital TV Transition

WASHINGTON, DC - National Association of Broadcasters President and CEO David K. Rehr released the following statement today regarding the letter from President-elect Barack Obama's transition team to congressional leaders about the digital television (DTV) transition.

"Today's announcement from President Obama's transition team reaffirms the importance of free and local broadcasting in the fabric of American life.

NAB looks forward to a continuing dialogue with the new White House and new Congress to ensure a successful DTV transition."

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