No TV Left Behind: Digital Transition Subsidies for Basement Televisions?

Publication Date: February 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): James Gattuso

Research Area: Media, telecommunications, and information

Keywords: Regulation; converter; box; subsidy

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


For the sake of taxpayers, the Bush Administration should decline to subsidize the basement TVs of households that subscribe to satellite or cable television.