FCC SETS RULEMAKING TO ESTABLISH REMEDIAL MEASURES FOR UNEXCUSED FAILURE TO CONSTRUCT DIGITAL TELEVISION FACILITIES

The Federal Communications Commission today initiated a rulemaking proceeding to examine what measures it should take regarding television broadcasters who fail to meet their digital television (“DTV”) construction deadlines. All commercial broadcasters were required to construct their digital facilities by May 1, 2002. NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: David Fiske (202) 418-0513 Audrey Spivack 418-0512

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Press Release [108 KB PDF]
Separate Statement of Commissioner Kathleen Q. Abernathy [99 KB PDF]
Separate Statement of Commissioner Micheal J. Copps [60 KB PDF]
Separate Statement of Commissioner Kevin J. Martin [66 KB PDF]