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
LG's first mobile digital TV, with an integrated DVD player , will be available later this year for $249. It comes with two sets of earphone jacks so that more than one passenger can watch TV or movies in the back seat of a car, or on a train.
LG and Samsung are working on prototypes of phones that have mobile digital television tuners in them to receive local TV broadcasts. LG's Lotus phone, one of the prototypes, has a 2.4-inch diagonal screen when opened.
POMPANO BEACH, FL - JUNE 05: Jim Salem carries a discarded analog television set to a bin at the Broward County Waste & Recycling Services Solid Waste center on June 5, 2009 in Pompano Beach, Florida. As America switches to a digital signal on June 12th many are throwing out their old television se
Households in most areas using a digital TV converter box will also need antennae capable of receiving both VHF and UHF signals to receive all of the digital channels, says the FCC.