Subscribe, Rights and Permissions


SMPTE members receive the print journal as a benefit of membership.  Additionally, members are given a complimentary online subscription with access to the complete journal collection from 1916 to present.

Non-members may purchase either a print or online subscription.

Annual print rate is  $1,000 (Worldwide)

Agency discount for subscriptions is 2%

For inquiries email:
                            Phone: (785) 843-1234  
                            Fax: (785) 843-6153
Mail payments to:  SMPTE
                            PO Box 7065
                            Lawrence, KS 66044-7065
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Rights and Permissions

Content published in the Journal is the copyright of SMPTE, unless otherwise stated. Any reproduction or republication of SMPTE content requires permission.

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