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.



Best Buy to sell DTV converter boxes

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Giving Credit Where [Partial] Credit Is Due Dept.: Best Buy announced Wednesday that it will carry DTV converter boxes and participate in the U.S. government $40-off coupon program next year (as we predicted in August). If you watch local stations over the air on an analog TV, finding a life-extending digital-to-analog converter for it in 2008 should not be the chore that it is today.

But if you don’t already own an obsolescent TV (or five), turns out you can’t buy one at Best Buy. The consumer electronics behemoth announced—again!—that its days of selling old-technology television sets are over. Read the rest of this entry »

Cable may not deliver all locals in HD

Monday, September 17th, 2007

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

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Analog cable viewers await FCC decision

Monday, September 10th, 2007

DTV transition issues affect cable, satellite TV customers

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

DTV converter boxes are heading for Las Vegas

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

Report: Martin would extend HD degradation ban

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

Disability groups cite DTV transition concerns

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Converter boxes at Best Buy…sort of

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

More converter boxes needed, PBS CEO says

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Newspaper confirms existence of HDTV

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

DTV and the elderly: Problem won’t solve itself

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007