I had just completed a post about (DTV) Digital Television Transition – Will my TV reception be affected? when I spotted this news at “msnbc” that is indicating that the digital TV transition may be delayed. You can read more about this by clicking on the “msnbc logo”.
No money for converter boxes and millions of people are not ready!
clipped from www.msnbc.msn.com
February 17th. For months, we’ve told you it’s the day analog television broadcasts will cease forever. Digital will replace it. But yesterday Barack Obama’s team proposed an extension of that deadline. The government issued coupons apparently don’t have funding.
On Monday, the government announced it didn’t have enough money to meet the demand for digital converter box coupons—and millions could be in the dark February 17th. In the US14.3 million households rely on over the air analogy broadcasts only.
” I think they’ve done a decent Job of getting the word out, but I think there’s a lot of people who are confused and their TV’s will stop working,”
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