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In 2009, television stations ceased to broadcast in analog and became digital. Adults over the age of 65 are more likely to have analog television sets and therefore are likely to require assistance into digital transition. This brief helps highlight some important facts about analog to digital transition, including options available to analog consumers and rebate and discount programs. This brief also identifies the different ways in which state governments have prepared to address this issue.
National Association of State Units on Aging (NASUA)
Digital Television Transition; Digital broadcasting; Transitional assistance programs; Keeping Seniors Connected Coalition
National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
1201 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53181