DTV Transition Will Kill Low-Power TV Industry: Suit

Law360, New York (March 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government's plan to shift broadcasting from analog to digital — the largest shift since color television — will effectively kill the low-power television industry, according to a suit filed on Wednesday.

The Community Broadcasters Association, which represents U.S. low-power television stations, asked the Federal Communications Commission in a petition to ban all digital set-top converter boxes that cannot receive an analog signal.

“The process of trying to work with other stakeholders in the DTV transition has been immensely frustrating to us,” said CBA Vice...
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