Digital TV Switch Leaves Poor, Minorities Behind
- DIGITAL TRANSITION TO LEAD CE MARKET EXPANSION. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;4/6/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p12
The article reports on the mandatory switch in 2009 from analog to digital television (TV) transmission in the U.S. This mandate is an addition to the continuous development of the consumer electronics (CE) markets in India, Middle East and China, the article notes. A growth of 3.1 billion units...
- Minorities Most Likely To Be Affected By Digital TV Shift. Parham, Marti // Jet;3/3/2008, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p6
The author reports on the impact which the switch from analog to digital televisions would have on minorities in the U.S. if it were to occur in March 2008. The percentage of African Americans, Caucasians and Hispanic Americans without access to digital television signals, according to a survey...
- THE DEATH OF FREE TV. Swann, Phillip // Television Week;11/10/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 45, p16
Comments on the decision of the U.S. government to issue a mandate that would force the public to convert their television signals from analog to digital by December 31, 2006. Impact of the decision on wireless companies; Response of Americans to the ruling; Reason for setting up a deadline by...
- LG SUPER SLIM 32. Mountney, Jason // Ralph;Jan2007, p192
This article evaluates the Super Slim 32 digital television set from LG.
- PLAS GOOD AS IT GETS. Mountney, Jason // Ralph;Jan2007, p194
This article evaluates the DV42P2 digital television from Mitsubishi.
- PHILIPS CINEO S42PF96310. Mountney, Jason // Ralph;Jan2007, p193
This article evaluates the Cineo 542PF963ID digital television set from Philips.
- Digital devices make strides; old standbys stay. Linville, Jeff // Furniture/Today;5/26/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p78
Reports on the dominance of digital video devices such as high-definition televisions and digital signal receivers in consumer electronics in the U.S. Growth of sales of digital televisions.
- The Reality of The Digital Future. Shapiro, Gary // Appliance Design;Apr2008, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p56
The author emphasizes that the adoption of digital televisions (DTV) will take lot of work, dedication and consumer education. He highlights statistics which show how consumers have embraced DTV since its introduction in 1998. He looks at the developments in the consumer electronics industry and...
- Over 50% of households now have digital television. // New Media Age;9/23/2004, p11
This article focuses on the digital television report released by the British Office of Communications in September 2004. The number of homes with digital television has risen to 55% of all British households. The communications regulator found that 630,000 more households watched television via...