DIGITAL TV TRANSITION: Get ready for 2009

‘HDTV Converter’ Scams: What to watch out for.

DTV Converter Boxes: Should you get one for your old TV?

DTV Converter Box alternatives: You don’t have to wait.


Digital TV Reception

White spaces: DTV and cable reception may be at risk

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

• Will “white space” broadband devices actually protect your digital TV reception? Doug Lung, offering a technical analysis of the claims, remains unconvinced. Even cable TV reception could be threatened, he writes.

• The Center for American Progress wants Congress to (finally) address the public-interest obligations of DTV broadcasters. But FCC Chairman Martin does not want to impose further requirements.

• Consumer Federation of America chief Mark Cooper blasts cable industry’s DTV transition commercials, calling them “awful and disgusting.”

FCC: Cable may degrade local HD signals (a little)

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Chipmaker tests DTV converter boxes

Monday, September 10th, 2007

DTV converter boxes are heading for Las Vegas

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

Broadcasters expect VHF reception woes in 2009

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Cable’s coupon alternative: Astroturf, anyone?

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

White spaces: LG, Samsung voice DTV reception fears

Friday, August 17th, 2007

More converter boxes needed, PBS CEO says

Monday, August 13th, 2007

FCC hosts meeting on ‘white space’ devices

Friday, August 10th, 2007

DTV channels will move, even if we don’t

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

DTV and the elderly: Problem won’t solve itself

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

DTV interference from ‘white space’ prototype

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007