Skip Nav
Tech Tips
Here's the Right Way to Repost Instagram Photos
Digital Life
11 New Slang Terms to Memorize If You Want to Stay Cool
Geek Culture
How to Make Eevee Evolve Into the Form You Want on Pokémon Go

FCC Chief Disagrees with Barack Obama That Nation is Ready for Digital Television Transition

Are You Ready For the Digital Television Changeover?

In a last-ditch effort to ditch the digital conversion last week, the Consumers Union and President-elect Barack Obama pressed Congress to delay the change, which will effectively shut off any antenna-using TVs.

The FCC chief, however, argued at CES that delaying that transition now would just create confusion for Americans, adding that a lot of time, effort, and money have gone into getting the nation ready to switch to digital by Feb. 17.

Even though an estimated 70 million homes still have TVs using antennas, in my bubble, everyone I know is ready, either subscribing to cable or by having a newer television (not sure if you're ready? Check out my guide).

Are you ready for the switch?

Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
breesays breesays 7 years
I'm the only one not ready. Whatevs. I watch TV online anyway
LilGlamDiva LilGlamDiva 7 years
Doesn't make much difference to me, we have digital cable already....
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 7 years
I have cable so I've been ready.
wickedcupofjoe wickedcupofjoe 7 years
Been ready for years. :)
wickedcupofjoe wickedcupofjoe 7 years
Been ready for years. :)
EvilDorkGirl EvilDorkGirl 7 years
Yep, we're ready. Have been for years.
kia kia 7 years
My job had me staying in a home they rent out in the Boondocks of NW Utah. I think that home is not ready for the digital conversion, but that is the only household I know that isn't ready.
gooniette gooniette 7 years
Since we only watch TV on the internet or via downloads, yes, we're ready.I heart Hulu!
gooniette gooniette 7 years
Since we only watch TV on the internet or via downloads, yes, we're ready. I heart Hulu!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Course!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Course!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 7 years
oh yea been ready for over a year when I got my digital cable lol!
Game of Thrones' Magical Creatures
Hillary Clinton's Family Reactions at the DNC | Video
Potential Bachelor in Paradise Couples 2016
Barack Obama Cute Moments With Sasha and Malia
Jane Villanueva From Jane the Virgin | GIFs
Holiday Baby Names

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
X