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2011-06-15 10:59:00

RALEIGH, N.C., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohu, a leading supplier of HDTV Antennas, announced today that the company has sold thousands of their revolutionary paper-thin Leaf indoor HDTV antenna since its initial debut in March 2011 -- saving customers millions in potential cable costs. The company is celebrating the Leaf's successful launch with a Father's Day sale at www.gomohu.com. Visitors can purchase a Leaf for 10% off and receive free shipping through July 4th. Anyone who...

2010-04-07 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), a leader in high-performance semiconductor system solutions for the connected home, today announced that its cable set-top box (STB) chipset, the CX24482, is the industry's first solution to offer universal Digital Transport Adapter (uDTA) support, which is required in Comcast's next generation of digital transport adapters. By utilizing the industry-first uDTA solution from Trident, Comcast...

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2009-07-31 10:35:00

Friday is the last day that the government will accept requests for coupons that cover the cost of digital TV converter boxes. The $40 coupons can be used to purchase equipment that convert digital TV broadcast back to analog for older television sets that do not already have this capability.  On June 12, full-power to U.S. TV stations that broadcast in analog were shut down.  As of Wednesday, the government has sent out 63.4 million coupons, and only 33.8 million have been...

2009-07-20 10:05:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the official transition to all-digital full-power TV broadcasting is now behind us, LG Electronics continues to offer resources for consumers who have questions and concerns about the switchover to digital TV. LG's Zenith-brand converter box hotline received more than 20,000 calls in June alone, and the company has vowed to keep the hotline and its ConnectYourBox.com and ConecteSuConvertidor.com Web sites live through the end of the year. LG...

2009-06-18 16:05:00

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. Recognizing that civilians are still in need after roughly three weeks of aggressive support, Geek Squad will continue free converter box-installation service. Free of charge to the...

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2009-06-14 12:50:00

A federal hotline received nearly 800,000 calls this weekend and last week from people confused about the nationwide switch from analog TV signals to digital. According to an Associated Press report, the Federal Communications Commission reported having about 419,450 calls to their hotline by Saturday evening, after analog signals were cut-off on Friday. The total is less than the 600,000 to 3 million that the FCC predicted would call on the day of the initial transition. The move to...

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2009-06-13 06:20:00

Friday's deadline for the transition to digital television has U.S. retailers anticipating a boost in consumer demand for secondary television sets as they scrap their older, analog sets. The digital transition has already created a surge in sales of converter boxes among those holding on to their existing analog TV sets.  Cable and satellite service providers have also seen a small uptick in sales for those who want to upgrade. Retailers are now hoping that consumers will replace their...

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2009-06-10 14:10:00

Officials say the last major TV stations that are still broadcasting in analog are set to go completely digital on Friday, The Associated Press reported. The Obama administration pushed back the original Feb. 17 deadline for the conversion after funding ran out for the $40 coupons that the government offered to help people buy converter boxes for older televisions. But now the country is much better prepared than it was in February, although officials said they still expect some confusion...

2009-06-09 14:16:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The national analog-to-digital television broadcast transition, commonly referred to as the DTV transition, is quickly approaching. As a continuation of its educational and community outreach efforts, RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) is reminding consumers to make sure they rescan their digital-to-analog converter boxes after June 12. Because some digital stations are moving to different channel numbers after the DTV transition,...

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2009-06-05 10:50:00

On Thursday, President Barack Obama warned Americans that their TVs could go dark on June 12 if they do not get a converter box soon. "I want to be clear: there will not be another delay. I urge everyone who is not yet prepared to act today, so you don't lose important news and emergency information on June 12," Obama said in a statement. Originally, it was mandated that the nation's 1,800 full-power television stations were going to have to switch from analog to digital on February 17th....


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