The change from analog to digital TV will be upon us before you know it so it is advised that you buy your digital converter box now before stores are sold out. The last day TV stations are permitted to broadcast in analog will be February 17, 2009. Most TV stations are already broadcasting in analog and digital, but soon they will be allowed to only broadcast in digital.
If you own an analog TV, an digital converter box is required to receive digital broadcasts. You don’t need to get rid of your analog televisions. All you need to do is buy the converter box, connect it to your television and you’ll start receiving your favorite TV programs in digital format. Now you can watch your favorite sports, TV shows and movies with a clear picture and unbelievable sound.
Digital converter boxes are available in your local retail stores and online. Before making a purchase, make sure the box you’ve chosen will fit your TV. You should also look for customer reviews online before making a decision. There is no need to spend thousands on a new digital tv. You can easily convert the TV you already own into an digital with the converter box. Save your money!
In order to help consumers pay for the new digital converter box, the Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Coupon Program was created. This program is available to every U.S. household and each household is eligible to receive 2 coupons for new boxes. These coupons are worth $40 and must be used at the time of purchase of any authorized converter box. You can submit an application for your coupons at http://www.dTV2009.gov or call 1-888-388-2009.
There are several types of converter boxes to choose from and connecting them to your television is easy. The coupon program is available so expense should not be an issue. So what are you waiting for? Join the rest of us in the digital revolution and get your digital converter box today!