Analogue shutoff date confirmed

Congress voted last week to set the official date for analogue spectrum handover at February 17th 2009. By then all analogue TV services will have ceased transmission.
Also voted was a $1.5 billion subsidy package designed to help families in need purchase digital-to-analogue set-top converter boxes.
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Item added: 7th February 2006