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Digital TV Transition Date Spurs Buying of Cable, Satellite Services

Jun 5, 2009  •  Post A Comment

The looming June 12 digital-television transition has spurred 5% of U.S. television households—or about 5.7 million homes— to pay for a cable or satellite service, Multichannel News reports.

About 26% of U.S. television households in the past year either bought a digital converter, a new TV set or a subscription to cable or satellite delivery of TV services in advance of the deadline, according to a survey from Knowledge Networks, a research company.

—Aimee Picchi

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