No Analog TV Left Behind

Medford, Cassimir
February 2008
Red Herring;2/15/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on a plan by the U.S. government to begin mailing $40 coupons in February 2008 to consumers who choose to keep their analog television (TV) sets when the country switches to all-digital TV transmission on February 17, 2009. The coupons are redeemable at qualified retail outlets for digital-to-analog TV converter boxes that will allow owners of over-the-air analog TV sets to continue viewing programs on their TV sets after the digital switchover.


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