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IBF sets up committee to study broadcasting in convergence era

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IBF sets up committee to study broadcasting in convergence era

Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has set up a committee to study the role of broadcasting in the era of convergence. The committee would look into digital broadcasting, DTH, high-definition TV and digital terrestrial TV, and submit its report by February 2002.

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