Analogue switch off delay official

Congress has approved legislation to delay analogue switch-off until 12 June 2009. Previously, analogue switch-off was set to take place on 17 February.
The legislation received unanimous support in Senate and passed in the House of Representatives with 264 to 158 votes.
Broadcasters can end their analogue services prior to 12 June if they wish however, they will need prior approval of the FCC.
Source: The Washington Post
Item added: 9th February 2009