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DTV Questions Answered By The National Association of Broadcasters
What is DTV?
Digital television (DTV) is an innovative type of over-the-air broadcasting technology that enables TV stations to provide dramatically clearer pictures and better sound quality.
DTV technology is more flexible and efficient than the current analog system. The switch to digital broadcasting will allow television stations to offer crystal-clear pictures and sound, plus more channels and programming – all for free.
If you use an antenna to watch TV on a set that has an analog tuner – and don't subscribe to cable, satellite or other pay TV service – you will need to upgrade to digital television by February 17, 2009.
If you use an antenna to watch free, over-the-air television on an analog TV set - and don't subscribe to a pay TV service – then you will be affected by the transition. If you pay for TV services, such as cable or satellite, then you will not need to upgrade.
A DTV converter box is an easy-to-install electronic device that hooks up to your analog television set and over-the-air antenna.
Using a good indoor or outdoor antenna will help maximize your over-the-air DTV reception.
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