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Free mobile TV could be reality by next year

Testing of free, mobile digital TV for cell phones, netbooks and more is ramping up,  and the first devices that can provide such broadcasts should be on store shelves by next year.Full story

Final DTV transition is relief for some firms

More than 2 million homes not ready for DTV

Digital TV transition Q&A: Last-minute help

Prisoners: We want our DTV

  June 18: A Tampa, Fla. jail that wasn't ready for the digital TV transition is scrambling to install DTV converters into their five-channel cable system. WFLA's Krista Klaus reports.

Digital TV launch leaves some stranded

TV shows were replaced by the hiss of static in perhaps 1 million U.S. homes Friday as stations ended their analog broadcasts and abandoned the transmission technology in use since the days of Milton Berle, Sid Caesar and Howdy Doody. Full story

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