"I think we need to be consulting with the new leaders of Congress to get their guidance," Mr. Hundt said at a press conference. FCC sources said all three of the agency's other commissioners want to vote on the standards issue in December, whether a new industry compromise is included or not. Sources also said Mr. Hundt's proposal would result in indefinite delays in the digital TV proceedings.
Sources said this week's computer industry/broadcaster negotiations were "inconclusive" but that another session has been planned for Nov. 15 in Denver.
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