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Digital TV Switch

The DTV switch in other countries

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videoOur history making switch has served as a learning experience for international visitors. Japanese broadcasters were visiting the area to prepare for their upcoming switch. Full story...
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A local family makes the digital switch

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videoAs TV stations were busy making the digital switch at noon today, some local families were glued to their televisions, waiting to see what would happen. Full story...
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WWAY will test the digital switch tonight, August 19 at 7:30

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As you should know by now, all the stations in our market are switching to digital signals only on September 8. Full story...
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Digital television switch drawing near

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September 8 is fast approaching. For people in our area, that means the digital TV conversion. Full story...
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FCC staff in Pender county to answer DTV questions

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) staff will be located at sites throughout Pender County to answer questions about the digital television transition and sign-up area residents for the converter box coupon, which provides a $40 discount on eligible converter boxes. Full story...
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Digital converter box donations today at senior center

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September 8th is fast approaching, and for Wilmington residents, that means the digital TV switch. Today, companies that make the converter boxes donated some to the senior center here in Wilmington. Full story...
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FCC holds DTV Coupon Days

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As the digital switch draws closer, the Federal Communications Commission is making stops around the area to make sure everyone is informed. Full story...
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Digital Coupon Day

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Representatives from the FCC will be on hand to help residents apply for a $40 coupon toward the purchase of a digital converter box. Full story...
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FCC holds town hall meeting to discuss the DTV switch

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This Saturday, we'll be 100 days out from the digital switch in the Wilmington area. Tuesday, members of the FCC held a town hall meeting in the Port City to further explain what the switch means and answer questions. FCC chairman Kevin Martin was among the speakers. Full story...
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FCC Chairman talks DTV in Port City

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FCC Chairman Kevin Martin will be part of a town hall meeting today to discuss Wilmington's early switch to digital television. Full story...
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How the digital switch will affect analog, battery-powered TVs

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We've received a number of calls and e-mails this week, from viewers concerned about what the digital transition will mean for their small, analog, battery powered TV's. Full story...
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Defining Digital: How to make the switch to digital

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videoAll this week we have been explaining how the digital transition will work and who it will affect. If people with analog TV's want to continue to use them after the swtich in September, they will need a digital converter box. Full story...
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Defining Digital: Who will the switch affect?

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videoWith the digital television switch just a few months away for folks in our viewing area, we want to make sure you understand how the switch will work. Today we're going to look at exactly who the switch will affect. Full story...
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Defining Digital: Why the switch to DTV?

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videoWith the switch to digital television less than four months away, we are trying to help you better understand what's happening. Yesterday we looked at the science behind television and the switch to digital. Today we take a look at why the conversion from analog is happening in the first place. Full story...
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Defining Digital: A Clearer Picture

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videoAnalog. Digital. HDTV. 720p. 1080i. They are a jumble of letters and numbers that will ultimately change the way you watch television come September. But what does it all mean? Full story...
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