Digital TV Transition Already Has Hiccups

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Digital TV Transition Already Has Hiccups

tv2.jpg Earlier this week, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Kevin Martin flipped an oversize, symbolic switch in Wilmington, NC, to celebrate the city's early transition to all-digital TV signals.

The first! 

And guess what, by later that day, the FCC had already fielded several hundred calls from local residents who weren't able to watch TV.

All of which did not seem to surprise Martin: "I'm sure we're still going to hear from people who weren't prepared," he said early in the day. "But the bigger question is: What did we learn here that we can replicate around the country?"


Will shall see ... Sometimes those lessons take a while to sink in.

Read more about it in The Washington Post.

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