January 8, 2008 - Switching to Digital TV
Thinking about the 2009 deadline for TV broadcasting's switch from analog to digital? On February 17, 2009, analog programing disappears and TV stations will broadcast only in digital. Many people, however, are not ready to give up their analog televisions just yet. Enter the digital box converter available at various retail stores across the country.
To help supply consumers with digital box converters, the NTIA launched the Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Coupon Program. All U.S. households will be eligible to request two coupons worth $40 each that they can use to purchase up to two converter boxes. The program began accepting applications on January 1, 2008.
For additional inforamtion visit the government's DTV website or to check out the DTV countdown.