News tagged with analog tv

TV companies have a year to pipe down loud ads

(AP) -- Shush, already. That's the message the Federal Communications Commission is sending with new rules that force broadcast, cable and satellite companies to turn down the volume on blaring TV commercials.

dateDec 15, 2011 in Telecom
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Don't change that channel: DTV woes still abound

(AP) -- Think the digital TV transition is over? Not quite. Many viewers have found that they can't pick up certain stations after the switch, even with the right TVs or converter boxes. The stations are still trying to ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Telecom
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New Wi-Fi Technology Using White Spaces

( -- A wireless internet network that uses portions of the old analog TV spectrum may one day become a reality. The plans for a computer network that uses "white spaces," which are empty fragments of the old analog ...

dateAug 20, 2009 in Telecom weblog
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700,000 callers phone digital TV hot line

(AP) -- Nearly 700,000 calls were received by a federal hot line this week from people confused about the nationwide switch from analog to digital TV broadcasts that occurred Friday.

dateJun 13, 2009 in Telecom
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U-verse offers TV alternative and more

OK, I admit it. When I am asked to test questionable software, I usually install it first on my wife's computer. And my kids are crash-test dummies ramming head-first into all sorts of dubious products. But they don't care ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Telecom
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