Here's an interesting article on the adoption of HDTV. A couple of statistics listed:
- 12.9 million households had HD television at the end of 2004, only 3.9 million were receiving HD programming.
- It's estimated that approximately 200 million TV sets need to be fitted with converters or another system to receive digital programming.
- When the original analog-giveback bill was passed in 1997, there were 275 million TV sets in American households. Today there are more analog TV sets then when the original bill was passed.
~I suspect that the new date of 2008 will be pushed back as well. Three years is not enough time to have the entire country switch over. I'd be willing to bet my own HDTV on it.~Tags: HD, HDTV, digital tv, home theater, technology, television, cable