Latest Coupon-eligible converter box Stories
Friday is the last day that the government will accept requests for coupons that cover the cost of digital TV converter boxes.
NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NEWS: Geek Squad DTV Conversion Assistance Available Through June 30, 2009 STORY SUMMARY: WHAT: While the transition to DTV happened nearly a week ago, some people were caught unprepared, as evidenced by a large number of service calls received since the June 12 conversion.
Fridayâ€™s deadline for the transition to digital television has US retailers anticipating a boost in consumer demand for secondary television sets as they scrap their older, analog sets.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The official shutdown of all full-power analog television stations is now just days away. Are you ready for June 12th? If you have an older analog TV, you still have time to order a coupon from the government and get a converter box before the switch happens.
WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With only 30 days left before the nationwide digital television (DTV) transition, the Federal Communications Commission is gearing up its ongoing consumer assistance efforts for a final push to make sure consumers are prepared for the end of analog broadcast service.
The people who received TV converter box coupons but let them expire can now apply for new ones.
'Energy Star' Rated Box Ideal Answer for Easy Reception as Digital TV Transition Enters Final Countdown WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than 100 days remaining until all full-power analog television broadcasts are switched off across the nation, experts urge budget-minded viewers to consider an Energy Star(R)-rated digital-to-analog converter box as the ideal way to keep their favorite channels after midnight on June 12. According to the U.S.
WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. households will have additional time to prepare for the switch to all-digital TV with the passage of the new DTV Delay Act, which postpones the digital television transition to June 12, 2009.
US regulators say some consumers are still unprepared for the television industry switch to digital broadcasting in June, which will affect Americans who do not receive their signals through cable or satellite.
An official said Thursday, the agency that mails out coupons for digital TV converter boxes expects to eliminate its wait list in two and a half weeks.
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