Want help converting to digital? You may be out of luck
Full Story: Want help converting to digital? You may be out of luck Source: Providence Journal, January 7th, 2009 Author: C. Eugene Emery Jr. Added on January 7th, 2009 at 11:01 am, by Matt Mikula
If you own an old television set and haven’t made your request for one of those $40 coupons to help you buy a digital converter box, you may be seeing a lot of snow on your Sony after Feb. 17, even if you request a coupon today.
The problem could apply to as many as 10,000 households in the Providence-New Bedford television market.
The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced that its coupons program has run into a cash flow problem.
People who requested vouchers for the boxes this week are now on a waiting list which, as of Monday, was roughly 103,000 names long.
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