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Re: Attn: Mr. Swank of KNTV (Was: Waiver from NBC to Watch Olympics Using DirecT

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  • Hong Cho
    Thank you for the response. Hong. ... allowance. The ... error ... of the ... the SF ... it will ... but you ... will still ... everyone
    Message 1 of 9 , Aug 3 2:54 PM
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      Thank you for the response.


      --- In HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com, "Swank, Richard (NBC Universal,
      KNTV)" <richard.swank@n...> wrote:
      > According to my source in NY..this is an O&O automatic HDTV
      allowance. The
      > fact that DirecTV omitted San Francisco in their announcement was an
      > on DirecTV's part as it is suppose to be handles just like the rest
      of the
      > O&O markets.
      > My guess is that if you have a DirecTV HDTV system and you live in
      the SF
      > DMA you will be able to get the Olympics in HDTV over that system,
      it will
      > be the same 6 hour loop that we are going to broadcast over the air
      but you
      > should get it.
      > The USA Networks, Bravo, MSNBC, Telemundo and NBC covered events
      will still
      > need to be viewed via those normal paths.
      > Soooo many hours of coverage via all these mediums...I would hope
      > can see the events they want, it'll be there somewhere, enjoy.
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