Thursday, February 09, 2006

R.I.P. Rabbit-Ears: President Bush Signs Bill into Law, Analog TV to turn off on February 17th, 2009

With today's action, President Bush has set a hard finish line for the nation's transition to DTV (Digital Television). CEA has long supported a hard cut-off date for analog broadcasts. This deadline will provide certainty to manufacturers, retailers, consumers and all others with a stake in the transition."

Looks like you've got 3 more years with your precious rabbit ears, then the government will force you to upgrade. Seriously though, this is probably a good thing that we should have done a while ago.

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