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Unca Jim Donating Member (405 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-23-08 07:36 AM
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126. A new product forced on us...
A new product forced on us that is a good analogy is unleaded gasoline. You could still use unleaded gas in your car that was originally designed for leaded gas, and the leaded gas was eventually phased out. Technology advances and things change. Broadcast Digital is overdue in this country, it's been working fine in other countries for years.

It's not like they're rounding up all the analog TVs and destroying them or making it impossible for people to use them, it's just that after 8 years of using both analog and digital signals, the analog signals are finally being phased out.

On the plus side, it makes free or cheap TVs available to poor folks as others upgrade.

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