Digital Television (DTV)Are you ready for Digital TV? All full-power television stations will broadcast digital signals by June 12, 2009.
Are You Ready for Digital TV?
- Are You Ready for Digital TV?
- What is digital television?
- Why switch to digital television?
- Who is affected?
- How do I switch?
Digital television DTV is a broadcasting format that offers a viewing experience with crystal-clear pictures and sound. By law, full-power television stations nationwide must begin broadcasting exclusively in a digital format on June 12, 2009. If you use an antenna to watch TV on a set that has an analog tuner you could lose access to your favorite network programming unless you switch to digital.
Select Which Best Describes You
Click on one of the situations below to learn how you can continue watching your favorite TV shows after June 12, 2009.
Analog TV Set
I have an analog TV with a “rabbit ears” antenna or roof-top antenna and I do not have Cable – or Satellite TV – service.
Digital TV Set
I have a digital TV with a “rabbit ears” antenna or roof-top antenna and I do not have Cable – or Satellite TV – service.
Cable or Satellite TV Customer
I subscribe to a Cable TV service provider with an analog or digital TV and I do not have a “set-top” box.