Best Buy stalls on converter box couponsSaturday, November 3rd, 2007
If you expect to be shopping for a DTV converter box this winter, Best Buy may not be your best bet.
U.S. households can begin requesting $40-off coupons from the government in January 2008, and many owners of old analog TVs will be eager to redeem them. But Best Buy, the country’s largest consumer electronics retailer, may not be ready to accept the DTV coupons until “closer to April 1,” TV Technology reports.
A three-month delay from Best Buy is a major setback for the DTV transition.
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