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COMMISSIONER COPPS TO VISIT DETROIT, MICHIGAN FOR DTV OUTREACH

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order
constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

January 7, 2009
Rick Chessen (202) 418-2000

COMMISSIONER COPPS TO VISIT DETROIT, MICHIGAN FOR DTV OUTREACH

Visit is Part of Nationwide Initiative to Increase Awareness Regarding the Upcoming
DTV Transition
Washington, DC FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps today announced that he will visit
Detroit, Michigan on January 12, 2009. This visit is part of an extensive nationwide initiative
the Commission has launched to increase awareness about the upcoming transition to digital
television. The Commissioner will be joined by Congressman John Conyers at the event.

WHO:

FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps

WHAT:

Town Hall on the DTV Transition

WHEN:

Monday, January 12, 2009, 11:00 AM

WHERE:

Wayne County Community College
1001 W. Fort St.
Detroit, MI 48226

The FCC identified target television markets for specific DTV outreach, including all those
markets in which more than 100,000 households or at least 15% of the households rely solely on
over-the-air signals for television reception. The five FCC Commissioners and senior
Commission staff will visit these and other markets to raise awareness and educate consumers in
the days leading up to the DTV transition on February 17, 2009.
Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a
description of the accommodation you will need with as much detail as possible. Also include a
way we can contact you if we need more information. Please provide as much advanced notice
as possible; last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail
to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530
(voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).
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