Digital TV Switch Leaves Poor, Minorities Behind

Sadighi, Lalee
October 2008
Red Herring;10/15/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the Nielsen report on the shift of American households to digital television (TV). The report reveals that 9.6 million U.S. households are still not ready for the transition. All U.S. television stations are required to discontinue use of their analog signals and operate a digital-only environment starting February 17, 2009. The Congress aims to remove analog frequencies for public safety communications.


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