A senior Democratic senator introduced legislation on Jan. 15 to delay until June 12 the transition from analog to digital television, saying more time is needed to help consumers get ready, Reuters reports. The congressionally mandated shift is now set for February 17. Owners of older television sets receiving over-the-air signals must buy a converter box, replace their TV with a digital TV, or subscribe to satellite or digital cable service. "Over 2 million Americans are waiting to receive a coupon to help them offset the cost of equipment that will help them manage the transition. Millions more don't have...

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