Free in-home installation available for TV Converter boxes

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Federal Communications Commission has awarded a contract to Green Planet Construction and R&D Training & Technical Services to provide basic, in-home DTV installation services (converter box installs) in South Carolina at no charge to consumers.  Green Planet has a call center that is up and running to dispatch technicians for service.  The hours of operation for the call center are 8am-6pm, 7 days a week and the hours of operation for the technicians are 8am-8pm, 7 days a week.  The number to call to request in-home service is: (888) 508-1115.

R&D Training & Technical Services also has a free service to those in Charlotte/Columbia and the surrounding areas. Call Toll Free at 1-877-842-2585 to schedule an installation or for technical support.

Green Planet Construction and R&D Training & Technical Services are a part of the Federal Communications Commission, Digital Television (DTV) Conversion Team. They are offering this service in an effort to assure everyone is prepared for the digital TV transition date of June 12, 2009. They are providing installation services to anyone with a digital converter box who presently uses an antenna to receive television reception. Again, the services are free of charge and will be offered at least through the end of June 2009.