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Converter Box

NTIA awards converter box coupon contract

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

The federal government’s DTV converter box coupon program will be operated by IBM, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today. The Commerce Department agency awarded the contract to IBM Corp. after reviewing proposals received in May from competing vendors.

The $1.5 billion subsidy program will provide two coupons, each good for $40 off the purchase price of a converter box, to U.S. households that request them. A digital-to-analog converter box connects to a traditional analog TV, allowing it to continue displaying over-the-air broadcasts even after the analog TV shutdown on February 17, 2009.
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