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Starting January 1, 2008, all U.S. households will be eligible to request up to two coupons, worth $40 each, to be used toward the purchase of up to two, digital-to-analog converter boxes. For more details on the federal regulations, including the budget information, please the DTV Converter Box Coupon Program Rules.

For additional resources and information about the DTV transition, see Partner Participation.

Additional Information:

AP Video About Digital TV Converter Boxes: Associated Press Technical Writer Peter Svensson features the conversion to digital television and the converter box program. (video 1:42) (Available at AP Online Video Network www.ap.org/ovn/)

Preparing for the Digital Transition: Retirement Living TV moderated a panel discussion that included John M. R. Kneuer, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, U.S. Department of Commerce, addressing the digital transition and the Coupon Program. The program is available online at www.rl.tv.
Posted: 05-23-2007

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