ERIC Number: ED168546
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar-15
Reference Count: 0
Satellite Television Demonstration Project.
Alaska Governor's Office of Telecommunications, Juneau.
This report describes the status of this pilot satellite television project for the state of Alaska which provides for the distribution of television programming to the RCA Toll Centers in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, and Bethel, as well as to 23 selected rural sites. The historical background is discussed, as well as the process involved in the project's development, the system as it now exists, and its utilization. Economic factors are described, and alternative means for programming distribution and financing are considered. Conclusions and recommendations for the remainder of the project close the report. Appendices include the contract for services between Alaska and RCA Alaska Communications, Inc. (RCA Alascom) and a detailed description of services provided for both interstate and intra-state satellite television networking. (Author/RAO)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alaska State Legislature, Juneau.
Authoring Institution: Alaska Governor's Office of Telecommunications, Juneau.
Note: Appendices may not reproduce clearly due to small size of type