I'm sure everyone has seen the endless commercials by now ... your television set may not work in February 2009 because of the switch to digital cable. I'm so sick of these commercials, do we really need a year of constant commercials? WTAE Channel 4 action news is actually doing a countdown.
This will only affect individuals who are using an antenna not those of us who have cable television. I wonder what the actual percentage is of individuals who use antennas in 2008 ?
The government is sponsoring a coupon to offset the cost of the converter box. The government could provide free converter boxes to all of the individuals that need them for the cost of these constant commercials.