Organization Provides Free DTV Converters To Those In Need

Posted: Mar 5 2009, 10:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:21pm CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

 
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";

Buy This Now On Amazon

A group of organizations from Minnesota are working together to make the digital transition, now postponed until June, easier for the poor and needy. The organization is working to provide DTV converters in some homes at no charge to the people.

The company is also running a program where you can send them extra converter coupons that you won't need. There are sure to be many people who get a coupon and then opt for cable or satellite programming. The coupon program is a mess right now with a massive backlog of requests and more coming in as we approach the modified deadline for conversion.

According to the organization, over 50% of the coupons that were sent out so far by the government have expired. The out of pocket cost for most users will be in the $20 range with a converter coupon, which is more than the most needy might be able to afford.

Via DonateDTV

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem


Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Tech and Car expert Shane McGlaun (Google) reports about what's new in these two sectors. His extensive experience in testing cars, computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus