Answers to your questions about digital and high definition television

Published: Oct. 6, 2004 at 5:39 PM EDT|Updated: May. 25, 2005 at 2:39 PM EDT
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While digital broadcast signals reach more than 100 million American households, consumers are often unclear about the benefits and availability of digital and high-definition television (HDTV).

With the launch of a new website,, consumers can easily find straightforward, accurate answers to these fundamental questions: What is digital TV?, How can I get digital TV?, and What stations in the Midlands offer digital TV and HDTV programs?

The site has clear DTV information, including a comprehensive guide for DTV and HDTV channels and programming.

CheckHD provides a one-of-a-kind, interactive, printable Buyer's Guide that consumers can take to their local retailers, a great research tool in the DTV shopping process.

The site also offers a guide to HDTV provided by the Consumer Electronics Association. The section also includes high-definition and digital TV Frequently Asked Questions, along with terms and definitions.