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NTIA Home Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Coupon Program:
Fact Sheet

  • The Coupon Program will receive coupon requests beginning January 1, 2008.
  • Consumers will be able to apply for their coupons through a Web site, via a toll-free number, or by mail.
  • Households will be able to apply for a maximum of two (2) coupons, each worth $40. Coupons will be mailed to eligible households and will expire after 90 days of issuance.
  • Coupons will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis to all U.S. households until $890 million has been expended.
  • If these initial funds are exhausted, an additional $450 million will be made available to households that receive only over-the-air television service.
  • Consumers may call toll free 1-888-DTV-2009 (1-888-388-2009) in English and Spanish for updates.
  • The hearing impaired may call the TTY number 1-877-530-2634 for information in English, and for information in Spanish, consumers can call TTY number 1-866-495-1161 for updates.
  • Consumer organizations and others interested in partnering with NTIA to promote the Coupon Program should contact Mary Lou Kenny at 202-482-9114.
  • Coupon Program details, Frequently Asked Questions and program brochure are online: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/dtvcoupon/consumer.html
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