Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin has advised President-elect Barack Obama's administration not to delay the transition to digital television, reports InformationWeek. The transition is scheduled to take place Feb. 17, when all analog signals would cease. Last week, Obama urged Congress to postpone the deadline so Americans would have more time to buy converter boxes. Only television viewers with old analog sets with antennas or rabbit ears need converter boxes; cable TV customers already have the technology needed to view programs after the transition. Many people who need converter boxes have low or fixed incomes, and all were eligible...

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