Despite the Government delaying the digital transition till June, some broadcasters are still moving forward with plans to switch over from their analog signal on February 17. As this opinion demonstrates, it is not that easy to simply plug into a digital converter box and enjoy free TV again. Are antennas capable of receiving these new signals? Are people really expected to go back on their roofs and re-position them? Or will they simply turn off. This transition may prove that it is not as simple as one might think.
"And this might be how we greet the digital television future: without television."