CNET News Daily Podcast: Navigating the digital TV transition

Confused about what's going to happen when the switch gets flipped in two months? So are millions of other Americans. Maggie Reardon tells you what you need to know.

Broadcasters throughout the country will turn off their old analog TV transmitters on February 17, and begin transmitting their TV signals only in digital format. But despite all the benefits, consumers still have questions about how this transition will affect them. CNET News' Maggie Reardon explains the ins and outs when the flip gets switched two months from now.

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About the author

Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.


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